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hobbled
used in Oryx and Crake

4 uses
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Definition
walked with difficulty (due to injury or physical impediment)

or:

hindered (made the action or progress of something difficult)
  • Instead of turning left towards his tree, he hobbles along towards the village.
    p. 359.4
  • Once he's got the glass piece out he washes the cut with a little of the beer, then hobbles into the bathroom and rummages in the medicine cabinet.
    p. 275.5
  • Then he hobbles to his own suite, what used to be his own suite, and collapses onto the damp unmade bed, and goes brownout.
    p. 336.0
  • He hobbles across the beach to the water's edge, washes his foot, feels the sting of salt: there must have been a boil, the thing must have ruptured overnight, the wound feels huge now.
    p. 371.8

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