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hobbled -- as in: he hobbled up the hill
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Treasure Island
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  • He had hobbled down there that morning, he said, to get a smell of the salt.
  • And clapping me in the friendliest way upon the shoulder, he hobbled off forward and went below.
  • He hobbled to the torch, where it stood propped among the firewood, and took a fresh light to his pipe.
  • Silver hobbled, grunting, on his crutch; his nostrils stood out and quivered; he cursed like a madman when the flies settled on his hot and shiny countenance; he plucked furiously at the line that held me to him and from time to time turned his eyes upon me with a deadly look.

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  • The blizzard killed dozens, cut power and hobbled transport.
  • High oil prices hobbled U.S. economic growth.

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