The car bomb crippled five passers-by.
to damage seriously; to destroy
My ambitions were crippled by a lack of money.
to release a product (especially a computer program) with reduced functionality, in some cases, making the item essentially worthless.
The word processor was released in a crippled demonstration version that did not allow you to save.
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someone who is unable to walk normally because of an injury or disability to the legs or back
deprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless
"This measure crippled our efforts"; "Their behavior stultified the boss's hard work"
deprive of the use of a limb, especially a leg
"The accident has crippled her for life"
a person with special needs.
the term in gaming ones, as slang, to make it weaker or worse
there is a nerf to the skills in-game.Submitted by rinat on August 15, 2019
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Stop blaming others for what you have or don’t have, or for what you feel or don’t feel. When you blame others for what you’re going through, you deny responsibility and perpetuate the problem. Stop giving your power away and start taking responsibility for your life. Blaming is just another sorry excuse, and making excuses is the first step towards failure; you and only you are responsible for your life choices and decisions. The negativity you bleed out towards others will gradually cripple your own happiness. When you truly feel comfortable with your own imperfections, you won’t feel threatened or offended by the imperfections you see in other people. So stop worrying about the flaws you see in everyone else, and focus on yourself. Let the constant growth and improvement in.your own life.keep you so busy that you have no time left to criticize others.
Dr. Carson feels he has no government experience, he’s never run a federal agency, the last thing he would want to do was take a position that could cripple the presidency.
I could cripple competitors by shutting down their manufacturing.
This is just the president ignoring the rule of law, ignoring decades of precedent and policy, this is exactly what we feared about Whitaker's appointment, that Matt Whitaker was picked not because Matt Whitaker was qualified for the job -- Matt Whitaker really isn't -- but Matt Whitaker was picked because Matt Whitaker was auditioning on TV talking down the Mueller investigation, talking about Matt Whitaker could -- how we could privately cripple the Mueller investigation.
Somehow he Tim gets thoughtful sitting by himself so much, and thinks the strangest things you ever heard. He told me, coming home, that he hoped the people saw him in the church, because he was a cripple, and it might be pleasant for them to remember upon Christmas Day, who made lame beggars walk, and blind men see.
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- инвалид, хром, осакатявам, сакат, сломявамBulgarian
- Krüppel, verkrüppelnGerman
- invalidi, tuhota, vammauttaa, vammainen, rampauttaa, rampaFinnish
- estropié, estropierFrench
- kaleki, kaleka, okaleczyćPolish
- инвалидка, искалечить, калека, инвалид, калечитьRussian
- funkis, funktionshindrad, handikappad, invalid, krymplingSwedish
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