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The dependent pecuniary position of the women disables them for work requiring large expenditure.
The blow often disables or kills its enemy, though sometimes the giraffe is overpowered and killed.
She knew very well that there is nothing so disables a "plains Indian" as to dismount him.
TWO ARROWSWILLIAM O. STODDARD
One of them is comparatively innocuous—it disables without debilitating; and its effect passes off in about twenty minutes.
The infancy of a party is accompanied by a political weakness which disables it from weakening others.
Dafadar Sherdil Khan attempts to rise, but one of the enemy deals him a blow that disables him.
BARCLAY OF THE GUIDESHERBERT STRANG
I don't mind telling you that such a slander disables me, and goes to my heart.
THE PERPETUAL CURATEMRS [MARGARET] OLIPHANT
It operated like a sudden shock, which often disables the impressed person for a time.
The truly quaint materialism of our view of life disables us from pursuing any transaction to an end.
The poison kills or disables the insects which are captured by the spider.

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