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Definition of Cripplingly
Lexicographical Neighbors of Cripplingly
Literary usage of Cripplingly
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Wanderings and Fortunes of Some German Emigrants by Friedrich Gerstäcker, David Black (1856)
"... over-exerted himself, and now, when fear lest he should not reach the saving shore came to be superadded, it operated cripplingly upon him. ..."
2. Malayan Monochromes by Sir Hugh Charles Clifford (1913)
"The withes about his limbs bound O'Hara so cripplingly that only his neck was free to move ; but presently, craning it upward, he caught sight of his ..."
3. Medical Diagnosis for the Student and Practitioner by Charles Lyman Greene (1917)
"In a similar manner the great arteries, veins, auricles or even the ventricles may be enclosed, embarrassed, and even cripplingly compressed. ..."
4. Views on Migration in Sub-Saharan Africa: Proceedings of an African by Catherine Cross (2007)
"This kind of well-meant recommendation is at once so unjust, impractical, fallaciously based and cripplingly expensive, even in the minds of the advice- ..."