Palsy Pal"sy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Palsied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Palsying}.] To affect with palsy, or as with palsy; to deprive of action or energy; to paralyze. [1913 Webster]

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  • palsied — adjective Date: 1550 affected with or as if with palsy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • palsied — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. disabled, paralyzed, paralytic, neurasthenic, weak, debilitated, atonic, helpless, tremorous, trembling, tremulous, shaking, diseased; see also sick …   English dictionary for students

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