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But the continual drafts had kept ever in advance of the receipts, draining the exchequer—crippling its faculties.
Hotham's very indifference and lethargy, while crippling his enterprise, increased his independence.
THE LIFE OF NELSON, VOL. I (OF 2)A. T. (ALFRED THAYER) MAHAN
I think I could wipe out a dishonor by crippling the other man, but I don't see how I could do it by letting him cripple me.
Happy Jack, crippling painfully on the stones, fled fruitlessly after, still shouting threats.
THE HAPPY FAMILYBERTHA MUZZY BOWER
It consists in a sort of transitory crippling of those nerves that end in the walls of small arteries.
Or had the Throgs tried to blast the Terran ship in the upper atmosphere, crippling it, making this a forced landing?
STORM OVER WARLOCKANDRE NORTON
Unyielding obstinacy in discussion is deadening to conversation, and yet the extreme contrary is crippling.
CONVERSATIONMARY GREER CONKLIN
The nine is crippling along without you, but I tell you we miss you out there in center field.
In general what they want they get, without crippling effort.
THE SYNDICC.M. KORNBLUTH
The destruction is a great deal to me in crippling our adversary.

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