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Correct spelling:
One who creeps, halts, or limps; one who has lost, or never had, the use of a limb or limbs; a lame person; hence, one who is partially disabled.


lame, stultify.
cripple, stultify.
enfeeble, botch, dull, hinder, paralyze, hamper, cramp, disable, vitiate, disarm, prostrate, neutralize, tamper, impair, undermine, weaken, incapacitate, lame, abrogate, stupefy, screw up, hamstring, sap, benumb, handicap, stun, hobble, invalidate, anesthetize, deaden, scotch.
disable; make lame
enfeeble, paralyze, attenuate, injure, disarm, palsy, sap, maim, debilitate, hamstring, sideline, mangle, incapacitate, Dislimb, dismember, prostrate, undermine, blunt, unstrengthen, hurt, lame, weaken, stifle, mutilate, immobilize.
frustrate, obstruct, stay, burden, restrict, bottleneck, constrain, tangle, entangle, plug, foul, check, encumber, catch, snag, thwart, drag, inhibit, deter, entrap, mire, resist, bar, restrain, block, baffle, bung, dam, choke, brake, jam, interrupt, clog, constipate, snarl, complicate, delay, impede, counter, oppose, crimp, fetter, stop, curb, detain, congest.
hinder action, progress
destroy, ruin, bring to standstill, impair, damage, halt, put out of action, spoil, cramp, vitiate.
Examples of usage:
  1. Gracious Tanith, to cripple slaves! – Salammbo by Gustave Flaubert
  2. She was a cripple her whole life. – A Northern Countryside by Rosalind Richards
  3. Maybe he can cripple their gun deck long enough to try and lose them in the dark. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  4. Her object was to cripple us, and if she could do so, perhaps she hoped to haul her wind, and, favoured by the darkness, to creep away from between us and the shore. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston