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used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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loss of the ability to move the body or a part of it


inability to act or make a decision
  • Jem was paralyzed. I pinched him to get him moving, ...
    p. 128.3
paralyzed = unable to move or function (in this case, due to surprise when he saw that Atticus was outstanding with a rifle)
  • Miss Alexandra'll absolutely have a stroke of paralysis when she finds out!
    p. 277.7
paralysis = inability to move or function (due to surprise)
There are no more uses of "paralysis" in To Kill a Mockingbird.

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