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Denoting a person who, owing to a physical defect or injury, is partially or completely disabled.
[A.S. creopan, to creep]
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The assassinations of intellectual Iraqis and financial corruption, stealing the food ration elements, and rareness of water are all related to the crippled country.
Two gunmen broke and entered a house in al-Tanak neighborhood, western Mosul, and used their hand guns to shoot dead at an 83-year-old crippled man and ran away," the source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
That injury can go to stage 5 - and when one is crippled, one is risking not coming back.
In 1900 at the age of 34, she began her life's work, the care of crippled children.
Crippled The strike over an extra pounds 10 per week has crippled car production at Leyland and Chrysler, and has made hundreds of men idle.
He gave in to the illusion of "getting better," spoke of the twitches felt in his fingers and toes as if those twitches could jolt a crippled body into hope.
But, Hermann was born a crippled person, so was not considered to be a "typical Wolverad.
Train services will be crippled if NR's signallers and maintenance staff go on strike.
I WOULD like to advise the lady in the white cardigan, obviously crippled by arthritis, who was going into Aldi stores in Rutherglen at 5pm last Wednesday and who shook her head in disgust at me for using one of the disabled parking bays, that about two seconds before she saw me, I had removed my disabled parking badge from the dashboard of my car.
Today I'm 77 years old, fairly limber, and not crippled, but yes, I still have pain.
Ron Jones, 50, from Crawley, West Sussex, says he was crippled after being tortured into confessing to a terrorist bombing in the desert state's capital of Riyadh.
From the University of Minnesota Anne earned a PhD in Education, with her Dissertation: A Comparative Study of the Responses of Crippled and Non-Crippled Adolescents on Some Personality and Interest Tests, 1949.