Examples of hobble in a Sentence
She picked up her cane and hobbled across the room.
She is sometimes hobbled by self-doubt.
He has been hobbled by a knee injury.
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To continue reading this story, TRY IT NOW Gay limped to the locker room late in the third quarter, hobbled after battling for a loose offensive rebound.
The Tigers’ opponent, though, seems to simply be hobbling toward the end of a disappointing first year on the field for new head coach Tom Herman.
When there is no clear enemy to blame for hobbling their agenda, Donald Trump and his allies fall back on their pet scapegoat: the Deep State, that conspiratorial collective of unnamed government employees with orders from an unknown god.
He was driven in a cart up the tunnel at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and then hobbled to one of the team buses.
So is defensive tackle Davon Godchaux, who has also been hobbled by a knee issue.
Nutile replaced Logan Marchi, who was dressed but hobbled.
Among those James was left with were a hobbled Kevin Love, who shot 1-for-11; Dwyane Wade, 2-for-10; Jae Crowder 2-for 12; and Jeff Green, 3-for-11.
This system hobbled collective bargaining throughout the 20th century, preventing labor rights from progressing apace with Mexico’s economic growth.
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Origin and Etymology of hobble
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsclog, cramp, embarrass, encumber, fetter, handcuff, handicap, hinder, hamper, hog-tie, hold back, hold up, impede, inhibit, interfere (with), manacle, obstruct, shackle, short-circuit, stymie, tie up, trammel
Antonymsaid, assist, facilitate, help
Related Wordsbalk, check, constrain, curb, rein, restrain; bind, chain, halter, leash, tether, tie; arrest, brake, delay, retain, retard; barricade, block, blockade, roadblock; bog (down), mire; choke, smother, stifle, strangle, suffocate; baffle, foil, frustrate, stump, thwart; derail, disrupt, sabotage; muzzle, repress, suppress; confine, hedge (in), hem (in)
Near Antonymsclear, make way, open, unclog, unplug, unstop; free, liberate, release, untie; loosen, smooth; encourage, further, promote
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