cripple

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkrɪpəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkrɪpəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kripəl)


Inflections of 'cripple' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
cripples
v 3rd person singular
crippling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
crippled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
crippled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

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Sense: Noun: disabled person - offensive
Synonyms:
disabled person, handicapped person (dated), the handicapped (dated), the disabled, amputee, paraplegic, quadriplegic, wheelchair user, peg leg (offensive, informal)
Sense: Verb: make disabled
Synonyms:
disable , weaken , paralyze, paralyse (UK), injure , maim, handicap , lame , hurt , damage , hamstring, harm , amputate, mutilate, hobble
Sense: Verb: damage
Synonyms:
weaken , ruin , hamper , hamstring, harm , wreck , destroy

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