Synonyms for paralyze
|Grammar : Verb|
|Spell : par-uh-lahyz|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈpær əˌlaɪz|
Top 10 synonyms for paralyze Other synonyms for the word paralyze
Définition of paralyzeOrigin :
- 1804, from French paralyser (16c.), from Old French paralisie "paralysis," from Latin paralysis (see paralysis). Figurative use from 1805. Related: Paralyzed; paralyzing.
- verb immobilize
- There must be continuity of this structure too, for to sever a nerve is to paralyze all beyond.
- Extract from : « The Machinery of the Universe » by Amos Emerson Dolbear
- But do not be too much of a precisian, or you will paralyze me.
- Extract from : « Cratylus » by Plato
- It seemed to check and paralyze for the moment his generous nature.
- Extract from : « Great Men and Famous Women, Vol. 8 (of 8) » by Various
- Its devilish power to paralyze and still the soul of him was gone.
- Extract from : « Astounding Stories of Super-Science, June, 1930 » by Various
- The sight seemed to paralyze him for a moment, for he stood like one turned to marble.
- Extract from : « The Masked Bridal » by Mrs. Georgie Sheldon
- To-morrow we'll put a team into the field that will paralyze Rockland.
- Extract from : « Frank Merriwell's Cruise » by Burt L. Standish
- By strikes we can paralyze industry and give the workers consciousness of their power.
- Extract from : « Erik Dorn » by Ben Hecht
- The cold feeling was now a ball of ice that threatened to paralyze me.
- Extract from : « The Misplaced Battleship » by Harry Harrison (AKA Henry Maxwell Dempsey)
- It would only break open its armor, and they hoped, paralyze its crew.
- Extract from : « The Black Star Passes » by John W Campbell
- Her emotion seemed to choke her utterance, paralyze her speech.
- Extract from : « The Mask » by Arthur Hornblow
Antonyms for paralyze
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