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crippling

adjective
 
 
/ˈkrɪplɪŋ/
ILLNESS [always before noun] A crippling illness makes someone unable to use their arms or legs in a normal way.Handicap and the disabled
DAMAGE causing great damageLimiting and restrictingPreventing and impeding
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