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palsy

adjective

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palsy

noun

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complete or partial loss of physical function (as motion or sensation) in a part of the body
  • palsy can sometimes be caused by a brain injury

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The first known use of palsy was in the 14th century

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“Palsy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/palsy. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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