Synonyms for palsies

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Come, let us forget him; the thought of him palsies all my hope.

The thought of such a phnomenon cannot well be said to startle the mind:it palsies and appals it.

Why palsies are not always immediately preceded by violent exertions.

The mental dereliction of countenance in the other with equal propriety relaxes and palsies the limbs which depend on it.

Another phnomenon in palsies is, that when the limbs of one side are disabled, those of the other are in perpetual motion.

It palsies energy and ambition, engenders gloom and despair, and transforms manhood into an icicle.

We old fellows have our palsies and apoplexies; and you, young fellows, your fevers and inflammations.

This will account very readily for the occurrence of painful conditions in certain cases and palsies in others.