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synonyms for incapacitate

  • cripple
  • disable
  • immobilize
  • maim
  • paralyze
  • damage
  • disarm
  • disenable
  • disqualify
  • hamstring
  • hinder
  • hog-tie
  • hurt
  • lame
  • prostrate
  • undermine
  • weaken
  • clip wings
  • lay up
  • put out of commission
  • take out
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antonyms for incapacitate

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  • aid
  • assist
  • enable
  • help
  • allow
  • assuage
  • permit
  • please
  • soothe
  • strengthen
  • facilitate
  • mobilize
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How to use incapacitate in a sentence

A nation’s ability to perceive an attack in real time could be destroyed, if the satellite tracking those movements was also incapacitated or outright eliminated.
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Cases where the guardianship is removed are few and far between, because at that point, the burden is on the person who’s been deemed incapacitated to show the judge that they no longer need a guardian.
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With a flash-bang, the squad could incapacitate enemies temporarily, moving in to disarm and capture.
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Two support cables frame Emily Warren Roebling, an engineer who continued her husband’s work on the Brooklyn Bridge after he was incapacitated.
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A few years' knowledge of other countries than our own will not incapacitate me for that part.
MY RECOLLECTIONS OF LORD BYRONTERESA GUICCIOLI
It has been imagined that the plan was to incapacitate him by law for employment, and to hold him a State prisoner.
SIR WALTER RALEGHWILLIAM STEBBING
Defects of the senses do not incapacitate, if the testator possesses sufficient mind to perform a valid testamentary act.
THE CURIOSITIES AND LAW OF WILLSJOHN PROFFATT
He was one of those whom books cannot debilitate, nor a life of study incapacitate for the study of life.
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This was to awe the troops of Count Menard Schomberg, and incapacitate them from fording the river.
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The common moods that thus incapacitate the soul for faith are easily seen in any man's experience.
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WORDS RELATED TO INCAPACITATE

  • bankrupt
  • bust
  • confound
  • confute
  • controvert
  • cow
  • cripple
  • declass
  • degrade
  • demerit
  • demoralize
  • demote
  • disconfirm
  • dispirit
  • disprove
  • downgrade
  • enervate
  • enfeeble
  • humiliate
  • impair
  • impoverish
  • incapacitate
  • pauperize
  • rebut
  • reduce
  • refute
  • ruin
  • subdue
  • tame
  • undermine
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