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verb as in limp

verb as in cripple, restrict

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That night Gasol hobbled off his home court with a torn medial collateral ligament in his left knee.

And it was the most that could squeak through a filibuster- hobbled Senate.

How is that supposed to happen when the main federal enforcement bureau is institutionally hobbled?

Even hobbled by illness, he spoke of extending the so-called Bolivarian revolution for at least another decade.

Others suggest that the CIA, long hobbled by the ban against drone strikes in Quetta, may have had a hand in the shooting.

She had hummed me out at last, and I had tucked Tim's letter in my pocket and hobbled back to the village.

But on my part I had every reason to believe that Tip would show surprise when I hobbled forth from the misty gloom.

One of the horses was hobbled, and they were all eating hungrily the grass that grew along the gully's sides.

The old gentleman hobbled off, and as it proved, never entered the Cathedral again.

He hobbled over and shook Millie by the hands, and the engagement was ratified, to the joy of every one.


On this page you'll find 58 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hobbled, such as: falter, stagger, shuffle, stumble, halt, and dodder.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.