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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:
– Salammbo by Gustave Flaubert
– A Northern Countryside by Rosalind Richards
– Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
– Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston