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palsying

See definition of palsying on Dictionary.com
  • as inparalyze
  • as intransfix
  • as incripple

synonyms for palsying

  • 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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antonyms for palsying

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  • build
  • construct
  • continue
  • improve
  • repair
  • restore
  • aid
  • assist
  • bore
  • clear up
  • comfort
  • embolden
  • encourage
  • enlighten
  • enliven
  • explain
  • help
  • please
  • release
  • soothe
  • strengthen
  • incite
  • mobilize
  • stimulate
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How to use palsying in a sentence

What is there in our highly civilized life that escapes the palsying touch of Fashion?
AIMS AND AIDS FOR GIRLS AND YOUNG WOMENGEORGE SUMNER WEAVER
In all the relations of private life he was too pure for the palsying touch of slander.
SAGES AND HEROES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONL. CARROLL JUDSON
Old age was pressing inexorably upon him, palsying his hands on its rack, tripping his feet in its helpless mazes.
A CERTAIN RICH MANWILLIAM ALLEN WHITE
Age had stiffened their joints, and laid his palsying hand upon their once active limbs, and vigorous frames.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846VARIOUS
Bill feels that his hour has come, for the death-grip which binds his throat is palsying his strength.
I'VE BEEN THINKING;AZEL STEVENS ROE
When he's next Behind the rocks, then to him, Guildamour, And be his palsying conscience.
THE MORTAL GODS AND OTHER PLAYSOLIVE TILFORD DARGAN
Why should every nerve quiver as she sat there mute with a palsying fear?
LILY PEARL AND THE MISTRESS OF ROSEDALEIDA GLENWOOD
That palsying thought, indeed, took entire possession of my soul.
THE WORKS OF EDGAR ALLAN POEEDGAR ALLAN POE
Leave not your land cursed with slavery, extended and extending, palsying the nation's arm and corrupting the nation's heart.
SPEECHES, ADDRESSES, AND OCCASIONAL SERMONS, VOLUME 1 (OF 3)THEODORE PARKER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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