To better see all uses of the word
paralysis
in
Lord of the Flies
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
paralysis
Used In
Lord of the Flies
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • Not scared so much as paralyzed; hung up there immovable on the top of a diminishing, moving mountain.
  • "We closed in—" The first blow had paralyzed its hind quarters, so then the circle could close in and beat and beat— "I cut the pig’s throat—" The twins, still sharing their identical grin, jumped up and ran round each other.

  • There are no more uses of "paralysis" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • She suffers paralysis of her legs.
  • Hamlet suffered near paralysis from indecision.

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading