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See definition of lames on Dictionary.com
  • as inincapacitate
  • as inmaim
  • as inmutilate
  • as inparalyze
  • as inbatter
  • as incripple
  • as inhamstring

synonyms for lames

  • 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 lames

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

The Gorget (Fig. 30) is made in two halves, each composed of a single plate or, sometimes, of two or three horizontal lames.
ARMOUR & WEAPONSCHARLES JOHN FFOULKES
But alcohol does both; it lames the power of a whole nation and leads to the degeneration of the race, as does opium in China.
BRITISH SOCIALISMJ. ELLIS BARKER
"Thought expands but lames," said Goethe—unless it is constantly controlled by fact.
COLLEGE TEACHINGPAUL KLAPPER
It warps my political sympathies; it distorts my judgment; it obscures my eloquence, and it lames my logic!
THE CABINET MINISTERARTHUR PINERO
Son tissu parait aussi lamelleux, et les lames semblent affecter une sorte de divergence.
THEORY OF THE EARTH, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)JAMES HUTTON
Were it not for this wound, which lames me, I would spring upon you and crush the life from your miserable carcass.
A GALLANT GRENADIERF.S. BRERETON
Enviable stoicism that mislays the keepsake of some poor widow, or lames the old curate's cob, the fond companion of many rambles.
THE DALTONS, VOLUME I (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
I think it more often lames than strengthens the memory and observation.
NOTES ON NURSINGFLORENCE NIGHTINGALE
Their art lames and cripples them with a thousand meticulous scruples.
SUSPENDED JUDGMENTSJOHN COWPER POWYS
It always lames me for a few hours, though, when I do anything to it.
ACROSS THE MESAJARVIS HALL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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