She can’t move her left side, but we’re hoping the paralysis is temporary.
She is paralyzed from the waste down.
The sight of Marcus suddenly being driven to the ground seemed to paralyze them,
Nicholas Sparks -- The Last Song
This, they tell me, is good news, for the paralysis could have been total.
Nicholas Sparks -- The Notebook
But Lewis, his hand about to push the swinging doors open, hesitates, as though struck by a sudden paralysis of the will,
Eugene O’Neill -- The Iceman Cometh
But most of the Smokies were too shocked to resist, paralyzed by the terrible faces of their opponents.
Scott Westerfeld -- Uglies
Like he’s paralyzed. Polio, maybe.
Tim O’Brien -- The Things They Carried
She felt as if her talent for invention had been paralyzed by terror.
Laura Esquivel -- Like Water for Chocolate
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Every time you get tackled, I’m afraid you’re going to be paralyzed, or even killed.
Carl Deuker -- Gym Candy
It was a little boy, his face paralyzed with fear.
Alex Flinn -- Beastly
That bite paralyzed Karait,
Rudyard Kipling -- The Jungle Book
She made an effort to stand but couldn’t. Her muscles were paralyzed and the blood had long since ceased to flow.
Wilson Rawls -- Where the Red Fern Grows
"...Pelzer, shall become a ward of the court and remain so until his 18th birthday. This case is closed!" the judge quickly concluded, as he slammed his gavel on a piece of wood. I felt paralyzed.
Dave Pelzer -- The Lost Boy
I never had anything wrong with my heel except the time the sting ray stung it when I stepped on him when swimming and paralyzed the lower leg and made the unbearable pain.
Ernest Hemingway -- The Old Man and the Sea
I felt free and clean, as when you suddenly see that, after being paralyzed by ignorance or indecision, you can act.
Robert Penn Warren -- All the King’s Men
"Your imagination is paralyzed," he declares.
Laurie Halse Anderson -- Speak
I worried that I’d start begging, maybe even drop to the ground, paralyzed with fear,
Victor Martinez -- Parrot in the Oven
The ice ball exploded, spraying his entire body with freezing, paralyzing streams of water, weighing down his arms, deadening his legs, squeezing his heart.
Robert Lipsyte -- The Contender
The pieces of skin on each side of his neck and the half of his forehead seemed to tingle as if they had been paralyzed and now were getting a fresh supply of blood.
Dalton Trumbo -- Johnny Got His Gun
I smiled back, but Evra looked paralyzed, unable to move the muscles in his mouth.
Darren Shan -- A Vampire’s Assistant
It was like I was paralyzed and couldn’t turn away;
Jill McCorkle -- Ferris Beach
I force myself to obey, instantly paralyzed as I meet her gaze.
Sabaa Tahir -- An Ember in the Ashes
Was being kissed by me so terrifying that it paralyzed him?
Laurie Halse Anderson -- The Impossible Knife of Memory
And I know you need me in the next room over But I am stuck in here all paralyzed. -THE AVETT BROTHERS, "TEN THOUSAND WORDS" I’VE NEVER HAD SEX.
Colleen Hoover -- Slammed
The freezing air on my legs almost paralyzes me.
Lauren Oliver -- Before I Fall
Thomas sat and stared, paralyzed by fear.
James Dashner -- The Scorch Trials
"They tell me I’m paralyzed from the waist down."
Neal Shusterman -- Unwind
But it was like I was paralyzed or something.
James Dashner -- The Death Cure
That’s why, when she tries to rewrite history, she gets so paralyzed.
Margaret Peterson Haddix -- Uprising
Later, she would recall only how paralyzed with fear she was, until she heard the voice behind her.
Nicholas Sparks -- The Longest Ride
She was pinned against the wall, paralyzed from the waist down.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Heavenly Fire
"Kafir—I’m paralyzed back here.
John Green -- An Abundance of Katherines
Like I’m paralyzed and my head is empty and all there is in the world is that big hand and this cool breath like the wind.
Rodman Philbrick -- Freak the Mighty
She tried to remember what kind of animals paralyzed their prey before they ate them….
Rainbow Rowell -- Eleanor & Park
Fear didn’t paralyze Cassie Sullivan, like it did some humans.
Rick Yancey -- The 5th Wave
He’ll land on top of you and break your neck and then he’ll slowly bleed to death all over your paralyzed body ….
Rick Yancey -- The Infinite Sea
And when she felt this paralysis, caught between entirely too many possibilities and unknowns, there was only one place she felt right.
Dave Eggers -- The Circle
He watched paralyzed with fear as they almost touched the water.
Malala Yousafzai -- I Am Malala
I thought at first that our display had paralyzed the Gypsies with awe—but then, when the ringing in my ears had faded, I realized they were listening for something.
Ransom Riggs -- Hollow City
I was paralyzed with fear.
Ransom Riggs -- Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
The woman who had landed me here was finally within my grasp, and I was paralyzed.
Piper Kerman -- Orange Is the New Black
But when the nearly all-white jury pronounced him guilty, after fifteen months of waiting for vindication, he was shocked, paralyzed.
Bryan Stevenson -- Just Mercy
He still felt paralyzed.
Nicholas Sparks -- The Choice
To be honest, I was so frightened that paralysis gripped me.
Farley Mowat -- Never Cry Wolf
Then would follow delirium, paralysis, coma, and death.
Patrick Rothfuss -- The Name of the Wind
I have feared this throughout my life, from the day I was adopted by the family Kurohata to my induction into the Imperial Army to even the grand opening of Sunny Medical Supply, through the initial hours of which I was nearly paralyzed with the dread of dishonoring my fellow merchants, none of whom had yet approached me, or would for several weeks.
Chang-rae Lee -- A Gesture Life
Everything about the survivors looks freaky spooked, as though the only thing containing their panic is their paralyzing fear.
Susan Ee -- Angelfall
Today had to be her eighteenth birthday, and the only present waiting for Clarke was a syringe that would paralyze her muscles until her heart stopped beating.