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hamstring

verb

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to render powerless, ineffective, or unable to move
  • the downtown development committee claims that it's hamstrung by city ordinances protecting historic buildings

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The first known use of hamstring was in 1565

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“Hamstring.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hamstring. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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