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paralysis
used in The Bluest Eye

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
  • They slid about furtively searching for shelter, while his body remained paralyzed.
    4 — Spring (56% in)
  • He remained knotted there in fetal position, paralyzed, his fists covering his eyes, for a long time.
    4 — Spring (68% in)

There are no more uses of "paralysis" in The Bluest Eye.

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