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incapacitate

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Definition make unable to perform a certain action
  • incapacitated the suspect with a stun gun
  • They had grown up nearly as twins-Adam helping his slightly incapacitated sister; April as foil for his games and test subject for his inventions.
    Stephen King  --  Rose Red
  • I try to jerk away but I'm still too incapacitated.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • (which, by the way, work wonders to incapacitate an enemy).
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • It was easy to imagine Chris McCandless making the same mistake as the Indian woman and becoming similarly incapacitated.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • Not fatal, but it's definitely incapacitating.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • His wounds did not seriously incapacitate him.
    Zane Grey  --  The Lone Star Ranger
  • Within minutes he was stiffening up, and by the time I arrived home from work that night, Marley was completely incapacitated, unable to move.
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me
  • The doctor also said the dementia would progress and that Walter would likely become incapacitated.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • And we understand that the surviving parent of these children is herself severely mentally incapacitated.
    David Baldacci  --  Wish You Well
  • While it did not incapacitate the president, it did weaken him and, according to his cabinet, made him even more irascible.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • My instincts recoiled against seeing an immortal incapacitated that way; it was profoundly wrong.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • This week, a Somali woman who worked at Luma's cleaning company had become all but incapacitated from back pain.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • Cain had incapacitated Verin while he summoned the creature; it liked its blood hot.
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass
  • The extent of the calamity left Mr. Letterblair white and incapacitated.
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • In two days, the Bird was violently ill, completely incapacitated with rocketing diarrhea and a 105-degree fever.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • But now, with Covey incapacitated, Baldwin was running out of people.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • Dionysus was incapacitated yesterday.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • You mean your cybrid was incapacitated while the virus destroyed you?
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • If anyone tried to get past the cordon, they reacted swiftly, disarming and incapacitating whoever dared to run.
    Scott Westerfeld  --  Uglies

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