1. cripple, stultify, weaken

usage: deprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless; "This measure crippled our efforts"; "Their behavior stultified the boss's hard work"

2. cripple, lame, maim

usage: deprive of the use of a limb, especially a leg; "The accident has crippled her for life"


1. crippling, disabling, incapacitating, unhealthful (vs. healthful)

usage: that cripples or disables or incapacitates; "a crippling injury"

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