Becripple
Becripple \Be*crip"ple\, v. t. To make a cripple of; to cripple; to lame. [R.] --Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • becripple — /bi krip euhl/, v.t., becrippled, becrippling. to make or cause to become crippled. [BE + CRIPPLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • becripple — verb to make cripple; to make lame …   Wiktionary

  • becripple — /bi krip euhl/, v.t., becrippled, becrippling. to make or cause to become crippled. [BE + CRIPPLE] …   Useful english dictionary

  • disable — dis·able vt dis·abled, dis·abl·ing 1: to deprive of legal right, qualification, or capacity 2: to make incapable or ineffective; specif: to cause to have a disability dis·able·ment n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Impotence — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Impotence >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 impotence impotence Sgm: N 1 inability inability disability Sgm: N 1 disablement disablement impuissance imbecility Sgm: N 1 incapacity incapacity incapability …   English dictionary for students

  • cripple — n 1. lame person, paralytic, amputee; invalid, convalescent, valetudinarian. v 2. lame, becripple, hamstring, hock, amputate; disable, incapacitate, debilitate; maim, mangle, mutilate, scar; hurt, abuse, injure, maltreat, misuse, do violence to;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • hamstring — v 1. hock, cut [s.o. s] hamstring; cripple, becripple, lame, make lame; injure, impair, disa ble, incapacitate. 2. thwart, frustrate, foil, balk, prevent, stop; check, curb, clip [s.o. s] wings …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • hurt — v 1. ache, smart, burn, sting, bite, nip, pinch, gripe; gnaw, grind, grate, rasp, chafe; throb, palpitate, tingle. 2. injure, wound; cut, scratch, prick, pierce, stab, lancinate; bruise, sprain, strain; beat, pommel, batter, pound, lay on, drub;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • paralyze — v 1. numb, benumb, dull, deaden, anesthetize, freeze, drug, obtund; immobilize, disable, incapacitate, make powerless, prostrate, weaken, enfeeble, debilitate, cripple, lame, becripple. 2. shock, stagger, astound, astonish, stupefy, confound,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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