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incapacitate

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1 to render powerless, ineffective, or unable to move
  • the malfunctioning of a single component can incapacitate the engine

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2 to cause severe or permanent injury to
  • the stroke left her completely incapacitated

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The first known use of incapacitate was in 1657

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“Incapacitate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/incapacitate. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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