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See definition of palsies on Dictionary.com
  • as incerebral palsy
  • as inparalyze
  • as intransfix
  • as incripple

synonyms for palsies

  • Bell's palsy
  • athetosis
  • palsy
  • spastic paralysis
  • demolish
  • destroy
  • disable
  • freeze
  • halt
  • incapacitate
  • knock out
  • stun
  • weaken
  • anesthetize
  • appall
  • arrest
  • astound
  • bemuse
  • benumb
  • close
  • daunt
  • daze
  • deaden
  • debilitate
  • disarm
  • enfeeble
  • lame
  • nonplus
  • numb
  • palsy
  • petrify
  • prostrate
  • stupefy
  • transfix
  • bring to grinding halt
  • make inert
  • make nerveless
  • shut down
  • stop dead
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How to use palsies in a sentence

They have sometimes been spoken of as hysterical palsies or paralyses.
PSYCHOTHERAPYJAMES J. WALSH
How their shriek of indignation palsies the strong soul; their howl of contumely withers with unfelt pangs?
LIBRARY OF THE WORLD'S BEST LITERATURE, ANCIENT AND MODERN, VOL. VIIIVARIOUS
We old fellows have our palsies and apoplexies; and you, young fellows, your fevers and inflammations.
THE TENANTS OF MALORYJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
This will account very readily for the occurrence of painful conditions in certain cases and palsies in others.
PSYCHOTHERAPYJAMES J. WALSH
It is rather easy, however, to differentiate thrombotic conditions from neurotic palsies.
PSYCHOTHERAPYJAMES J. WALSH
Come, let us forget him; the thought of him palsies all my hope.
A FOREGONE CONCLUSIONWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
The thought of such a phnomenon cannot well be said to startle the mind:it palsies and appals it.
EUREKA:EDGAR A. POE
A dreadful fear almost palsies John's heart as they reach the scene.
MISS CAPRICEST. GEORGE RATHBORNE
The Carbonari were at this time suffering from the decadence, which sooner or later palsies every secret society.
THE LIFE OF MAZZINIBOLTON KING
Another phnomenon in palsies is, that when the limbs of one side are disabled, those of the other are in perpetual motion.
ZOONOMIA, VOL. IERASMUS DARWIN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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