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  • 1 make incapable — index disable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 incapable — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, feel, prove, seem ▪ become ▪ make sb, render sb ▪ …

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  • 3 incapable, unable — These words mean without the necessary power, capacity, or ability to perform some particular act. The speaker was incapable of making himself heard in the rear of the hall. The speaker was unable to make himself heard in the rear of the hall.… …

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  • 4 I'll Make a Habit of It! — Infobox animanga/Header name = I ll Make a Habit of It! caption = ja name = 超くせになりそう ja name trans = Chō Kuse ni Narisō genre = Romantic comedyInfobox animanga/Anime title = director = studio = Studio Kikan network = flagicon|Japan NHK network… …

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  • 5 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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  • 6 unfit — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. incapable, unqualified, etc.; incapacitated, unhealthy, in poor condition; unsuitable, inappropriate, etc. See unskillfulness, disagreement. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Incompetent] Syn. unqualified …

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  • 7 sterilize — transitive verb ( ized; izing) Date: 1695 to make sterile: as a. to cause (land) to become unfruitful b. (1) to deprive of the power of reproducing < surgically sterilize cats and dogs > (2) to make incapable of germination c. to make powerless… …

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  • 8 neutralize — neutralizer, n. /nooh treuh luyz , nyooh /, v., neutralized, neutralizing. v.t. 1. to make neutral; cause to undergo neutralization. 2. to make (something) ineffective; counteract; nullify: carelessness that neutralized our efforts. 3. Mil. to… …

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  • 9 neutralise — /ˈnjutrəlaɪz/ (say nyoohtruhluyz) verb (t) (neutralised, neutralising) 1. to make neutral. 2. to render ineffective; counteract. 3. Military to put out of action or make incapable of action. 4. to declare neutral; invest with neutrality. 5.… …

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  • 10 incapacitate — [in΄kə pas′ə tāt΄] vt. incapacitated, incapacitating [ INCAPACIT(Y) + ATE1] 1. to make unable or unfit; esp., to make incapable of normal activity; disable 2. Law to make ineligible; disqualify incapacitation n …

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  • 11 sterilize — [ster′ə līz΄] vt. sterilized, sterilizing to make sterile; specif., a) to make incapable of producing others of its kind, as by removing the organs of reproduction or preventing them from functioning effectively b) to make (land) unproductive c)… …

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  • 12 neutralise — verb 1. get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing The mafia liquidated the informer the double agent was neutralized • Syn: ↑neutralize, ↑liquidate, ↑waste, ↑knock off, ↑do in …

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  • 13 ster|i|lize — «STEHR uh lyz», transitive verb, lized, liz|ing. 1. to make free from living germs or microorganisms, as by heating or otherwise: »By boiling the water we sterilized it, making it fit to drink. SYNONYM(S): disinfect, purify. 2. to deprive of… …

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  • 14 beat — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. throb, stroke, accent, rhythm; pulse; route. See business, region. v. throb, pulsate; strike, batter; conquer, defeat. See regularity, impulse, superiority, agitation. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1.… …

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  • 15 confound — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. confuse, bewilder, perplex, nonplus, dumbfound, dismay, mix up, puzzle; rout, overcome, overthrow. See surprise, success. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To mix] Syn. jumble, commingle, blend, mix up; see… …

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  • 16 throw — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. pitch, toss, cast, fling, hurl, sling; propel, project, unhorse, unseat; slang, stop, disconcert, confound. See propulsion. throw away or out throw up II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To hurl] Syn. fling, butt …

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  • 17 incapacitate — v. a. 1. Disable, make incapable. 2. Disqualify, unfit, make unfit …

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  • 18 sterilize — 1 Sterilize, castrate, spay, emasculate, alter, mutilate, geld, caponize mean to make incapable of producing offspring. Sterilize, the most general of these terms, is applicable to both human beings and animals and is used whether the end is… …

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  • 19 disable — v 1. incapacitate, indispose, cripple, lame, prostrate; mutilate, mangle, impair, mar, spoil, ruin; damage, break, put out of gear, put out of whack. 2. make harmless, scotch, make incapable or ineffective, paralyze, choke up; unman, disarm,… …

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  • 20 Untune — Un*tune , v. t. [1st pref. un + tune.] To make incapable of harmony, or of harmonious action; to put out of tune. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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