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cripple

(krĭp′əl)
n.
a. Often Offensive A person who is partially disabled or unable to use one or more limbs:
b. An animal that is partially disabled or unable to use one or more limbs: cannot race a horse that is a cripple.
tr.v. crip·pled, crip·pling, crip·ples
To cause to lose the use of a limb or limbs.

crip′pler n.
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A couple years after the ban, we're back to the 18, 19 percent crippling rates.
Proceeds from the sale of the surplus property will be used to fund care for more children with crippling disorders, medical education, and musculoskeletal research.
Today, we seem to be having a more difficult time eliminating another crippling disease, another form of infantile paralysis, bilingual education.
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A fabulous, family oriented event that raises money to eradicate a preventable disease that is still crippling children
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As polio still threatens children in parts of Africa and South Asia, Rotary club members worldwide have made eliminating this crippling disease their top priority.