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See definition of paralyzing on Dictionary.com
  • as inoverwhelming
  • as insharp
  • as indisarmament

synonyms for paralyzing

  • amazing
  • astounding
  • crushing
  • devastating
  • mind-boggling
  • staggering
  • stunning
  • vast
  • exciting
  • overcoming
  • shattering
  • breathtaking
  • eye-opening
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How to use paralyzing in a sentence

After receiving this paralyzing blow Lee gave up all hope of reaching Danville.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
But after the first paralyzing shock Dink recovered himself.
THE VARMINTOWEN JOHNSON
It struck Lasser's hand, paralyzing it, but it didn't knock out Lasser.
THE PENAL CLUSTERIVAR JORGENSEN (AKA RANDALL GARRETT)
It does this by paralyzing the nerves which take care of the tiny blood vessels in the walls of the air tubes and air sacs.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
The paralyzing effect of alcohol upon the nerve centers must place the drinker at a disadvantage.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
The unchangeable conditions were stifling to ambition and paralyzing to achievement.
SOUTH AMERICAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERSCYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
What did they care for our efforts to screen a private distress which insisted on so paralyzing a time-card for 1026 miles?
THE NERVE OF FOLEYFRANK H. SPEARMAN
His only hope is in paralyzing the fool by his enchantments as he paralyzed Amfortis, and the same woman will serve his turn.
PARSIFALH. R. HAWEIS
During the forenoon I shot a buck through both fore legs, cutting one off clean and paralyzing the other.
CRUISINGS IN THE CASCADESGEORGE O. SHIELDS
He reeled, and held to a corner of the cabin to steady himself, for this last access of rage came near to paralyzing him.
THE RANGE BOSSCHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
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WORDS RELATED TO PARALYZING

  • arms limitation
  • arms reduction
  • conquest
  • crippling
  • de-escalation
  • demilitarization
  • demobilization
  • disablement
  • disqualification
  • freeze
  • neutralizing
  • occupation
  • pacification
  • paralyzing
  • rendering powerless
  • subjugation
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.