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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of incapacitate.

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Examples

  • It seems evident, that where a quality or habit is subjected to our examination, if it appear in any respect prejudicial to the person possessed of it, or such as incapacitates him for business and action, it is instantly blamed, and ranked among his faults and imperfections.

    An Enquiry into the Principles of Morals

  • IT seems evident, that where a quality or habit is subjected to our examination, if it appear in any respect prejudicial to the person possessed of it, or such as incapacitates him for business and action, it is instantly blamed, and ranked among his faults and imperfections.

    An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals

  • The difficulty in making an effective knock-out drug will be hard to overcome, the report states, becauseany drug that reliably incapacitates is likely to kill in higher concentrations.

    How dementia drugs could be used by the military

  • As challenging and at times stressful as a cut to a violinist's hand or a food-poisoning outbreak that incapacitates 25% of the orchestra (that happened in Kentucky, of all places, Dr. Cahill among the victims) can be, the Philharmonic and St. Luke's constitute only part of his practice.

    One Virtuoso Physician

  • The idea is that spray incapacitates you while the cops come out.

    Boing Boing

  • When teleportation is not available I'd probably install weaponry that permanently incapacitates the intruders, preferably by decapitation.

    weekly

  • The deletion of those two links doesn't directly cause cancer; instead, it incapacitates the gene, making the body less able to prevent the disease.

    The Genetic Outlier

  • Stan's staring contest with Peggy incapacitates his conscious desires to the point that it hardens him.

    Janet Turley: Mad Men Season 4, Episode 6 -- Dissolving Identity and the Female Gaze

  • (But the company can terminate his agreement if illness incapacitates him for 90 out of 120 days.)

    Contract Doesn't Let Board Fire CEO for Jail Term

  • Guns pointed, he letss them semi-arrest him, then goes all awesome on their cop asses, incapacitates them, and needs to get away, the fire escape is broken in the process of climbing (note how the cops notice him) and its in a major metropalis called Recadentia.

    Superhero Nation: how to write superhero novels and comic books » Creating Weaknesses for Your Superheroes

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