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paralysis
used in The Killer Angels

4 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
  • He had a long paralyzed moment, which he would remember until the end of his life.
    1.4 — Day 1 Chapter 4 (28% in)
  • A few flags tilted forward, but there was no motion; the men had stalled, unable to go on, still thirty yards from the wall and no visible halt, unable to advance, unwilling to run, a deadly paralysis.
    3.4 — Day 3 Chapter 4 (89% in)
  • A paralysis came over him.
    3.5 — Day 3 Chapter 5 (5% in)
  • He stood paralyzed holding the rifle and tears were running down his cheeks.
    3.5 — Day 3 Chapter 5 (24% in)

There are no more uses of "paralysis" in The Killer Angels.

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