Thesaurus / palsied
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
She raised her languid eyes to her child, but her palsied tongue could speak no word of tenderness.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
I never knew but one man you could trust with a woman, and he was so palsied that a child could push him over.
A LITTLE UNION SCOUTJOEL CHANDLER HARRIS
And out of the window a white face leaned, And a palsied hand the pale face screened.
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
Happily, the little child was to evade that harsher penalty—the unwarranted bitterness and affront of a lingering, palsied age.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
Raising his hand to tear off the paper, he was amazed to feel a thrill pass through it, and his arm fell palsied at his side.
MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF OUR OWN LAND, COMPLETECHARLES M. SKINNER
Alice thrust backward a palsied hand and, clutching the young man she had danced with, dragged him forward.
WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
With almost palsied hand, at a temperance meeting, John B. Gough signed the pledge.
HOW TO SUCCEEDORISON SWETT MARDEN
With anxious care he raised the shrunken figure and settled the pillows under the palsied head.
PIPPIN; A WANDERING FLAMELAURA E. RICHARDS
The dagger dropped from his palsied grasp, and, at the same instant, his sword flew above his head.
TALES FROM "BLACKWOOD"VARIOUS
Romance vindicates the supernatural against science and rescues it from the palsied tutelage of morality.
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSONWALTER RALEIGH
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