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verb as in hamstring


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This might draw some attention from lames, but it is still no more than hot air.

The Gorget (Fig. 30) is made in two halves, each composed of a single plate or, sometimes, of two or three horizontal lames.

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.

"Thought expands but lames," said Goethe—unless it is constantly controlled by fact.

It warps my political sympathies; it distorts my judgment; it obscures my eloquence, and it lames my logic!

Son tissu parait aussi lamelleux, et les lames semblent affecter une sorte de divergence.

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On this page you'll find 258 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lames, such as: cripple, disable, immobilize, maim, paralyze, and damage.

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