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paralysis
used in Lord of the Flies

2 uses
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Definition
loss of the ability to move the body or a part of it

or:

inability to act or make a decision
  • Not scared so much as paralyzed; hung up there immovable on the top of a diminishing, moving mountain.
    p. 123.3
  • 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—"
    p. 75.0

There are no more uses of "paralysis" in Lord of the Flies.

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