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Synonyms for hamstring
ˈhæmˌstrɪŋham·string

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Wiktionary

  1. hamstringnoun

    The biceps femoris muscle.

    Synonyms:
    hams

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hamstring, hamstring tendonverb

    one of the tendons at the back of the knee

    Synonyms:
    hamstring tendon

  2. hamstringverb

    make ineffective or powerless

    "The teachers were hamstrung by the overly rigid schedules"

  3. hamstringverb

    cripple by cutting the hamstring

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hamstringverb

    Synonyms:
    hough

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. hamstringnoun

    Synonyms:
    hough

  2. hamstringverb

    Synonyms:
    disable, cripple, lame, hough

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How to use hamstring in a sentence?

  1. Raul Grijalva:

    These letters put to bed once and for all the silly speculation that a few birds could hamstring the greatest fighting force in the history of the world.

  2. Tim Phillips:

    The Trump administration has taken some incredibly positive steps for the American economy, but tariffs will undercut that progress and needlessly hamstring our full economic potential. There are better ways to negotiate trade deals than by punishing American consumers and businesses with higher cost.

  3. Randy Serraglio:

    The Rosemont Mine would destroy El Jefe’s home and severely hamstring recovery of jaguars in the United States, at ground zero for the mine is the intersection of three major wildlife corridors that are essential for jaguars moving back into the U.S. to reclaim lost territory. The Santa Rita Mountains are critically important to jaguar recovery in this country, and they must be protected.

  4. Dan Quinn:

    He's got a sore hamstring, and we're going to make sure he's full speed to go.

  5. Tim Phillips:

    The Trump administration has taken some incredibly positive steps for the American economy, but tariffs will undercut that progress and needlessly hamstring our full economic potential.

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