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paralysis
used in And Then There Were None

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
  • It was as though the mention of their host and hostess had a curiously paralyzing effect upon the guests.
    p. 23.5
  • That paralyzing atmosphere of fear that had wrapped them round like a blanket yesterday while the wind howled outside was gone.
    p. 221.5

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