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paralyzing

verb
present participle of paralyze

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1 to render powerless, ineffective, or unable to move
  • a blizzard paralyzed the city for two days

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2 to deprive of courage or confidence
  • the school board is paralyzed by the threat of lawsuits for just about everything

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“Paralyzing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/paralyzing. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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