deprive+of+strength

  • 1 deprive of strength — index debilitate, disable, disarm (divest of arms), exhaust (deplete), extenuate, tax (overwork) …

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  • 2 disarm — I (divest of arms) verb arma homini adimere, attenuate, cripple, deactivate, debilitate, decimate, deescalate, demilitarize, demobilize, deprive of arms, deprive of means of defense, deprive of power, deprive of strength, deprive of weapons,… …

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  • 3 Weakness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Weakness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 weakness weakness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 debility debility atony relaxation languor enervation Sgm: N 1 impotence impotence &c. 158 Sgm: N 1 …

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  • 4 unnerve — transitive verb Date: 1601 1. to deprive of courage, strength, or steadiness 2. to cause to become nervous ; upset • unnervingly adverb Synonyms: unnerve, enervate, unman, emasculate mean to deprive of strength or vigor and the capacity for… …

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  • 5 Cripple — Crip ple, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crippled} ( p ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crippling} ( pl?ng).] 1. To deprive of the use of a limb, particularly of a leg or foot; to lame. [1913 Webster] He had crippled the joints of the noble child. Sir W. Scott. [1913 …

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  • 6 Crippled — Cripple Crip ple, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crippled} ( p ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crippling} ( pl?ng).] 1. To deprive of the use of a limb, particularly of a leg or foot; to lame. [1913 Webster] He had crippled the joints of the noble child. Sir W.… …

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  • 7 Crippling — Cripple Crip ple, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crippled} ( p ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crippling} ( pl?ng).] 1. To deprive of the use of a limb, particularly of a leg or foot; to lame. [1913 Webster] He had crippled the joints of the noble child. Sir W.… …

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  • 8 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 …

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  • 9 Weaken — Weak en, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Weakened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Weakening}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To make weak; to lessen the strength of; to deprive of strength; to debilitate; to enfeeble; to enervate; as, to weaken the body or the mind; to weaken the… …

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  • 10 Weakened — Weaken Weak en, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Weakened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Weakening}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To make weak; to lessen the strength of; to deprive of strength; to debilitate; to enfeeble; to enervate; as, to weaken the body or the mind; to… …

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  • 11 Weakening — Weaken Weak en, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Weakened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Weakening}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To make weak; to lessen the strength of; to deprive of strength; to debilitate; to enfeeble; to enervate; as, to weaken the body or the mind; to… …

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  • 12 unnerve — unnerve, enervate, unman, emasculate can all mean to deprive of strength or vigor and of the capacity for endurance, overcoming difficulties, or making progress. Unnerve implies marked loss of courage, steadiness, and self control or of power to… …

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  • 13 Prostrate — Pros trate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prostrated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prostrating}.] 1. To lay fiat; to throw down; to level; to fell; as, to prostrate the body; to prostrate trees or plants. Evelyn. [1913 Webster] 2. to overthrow; to demolish; to… …

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  • 14 Prostrated — Prostrate Pros trate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prostrated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prostrating}.] 1. To lay fiat; to throw down; to level; to fell; as, to prostrate the body; to prostrate trees or plants. Evelyn. [1913 Webster] 2. to overthrow; to… …

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  • 15 Prostrating — Prostrate Pros trate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prostrated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prostrating}.] 1. To lay fiat; to throw down; to level; to fell; as, to prostrate the body; to prostrate trees or plants. Evelyn. [1913 Webster] 2. to overthrow; to… …

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  • 16 emasculate — transitive verb ( lated; lating) Etymology: Latin emasculatus, past participle of emasculare, from e + masculus male more at male Date: 1607 1. to deprive of strength, vigor, or spirit ; weaken 2. to deprive of virility or procreative power ;… …

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  • 17 crippling — The word crippling is equivalent of words physical disability and is defined as to deprive of use of limbs, particularly of leg or foot; to deprive of strength, activity or capability for service or use and to disable …

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  • 18 crippling — The word crippling is equivalent of words physical disability and is defined as to deprive of use of limbs, particularly of leg or foot; to deprive of strength, activity or capability for service or use and to disable …

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  • 19 Enfeeble — En*fee ble, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enfeebled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enfeebling}.] [OF. enfeblir, enfeiblir; pref. en (L. in) + feble, F. faible, feeble. See {Feeble}.] To make feeble; to deprive of strength; to reduce the strength or force of; to… …

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  • 20 Enfeebled — Enfeeble En*fee ble, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enfeebled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enfeebling}.] [OF. enfeblir, enfeiblir; pref. en (L. in) + feble, F. faible, feeble. See {Feeble}.] To make feeble; to deprive of strength; to reduce the strength or force of; …

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