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paralysed

adjective UK (US paralyzed)     /ˈpær.əl.aɪzd/ US  /ˈper-/
unable to move or act: The accident left her paralysed from the waist down. The government seems paralysed by/with indecision. She was paralysed with fear.Handicap and the disabledInability and awkwardness
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