paralytic


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paralytic

1. of, relating to, or of the nature of paralysis
2. afflicted with or subject to paralysis
3. Brit informal very drunk
4. a person afflicted with paralysis
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When she arrived at that letter the paralytic made her understand that she had spoken the initial letter of the thing he wanted.
He's not clever, he's got eyes like blue buttons; he's not energetic, he moves from chair to chair like a paralytic.
But ever while he laughs, he glances over his paralytic shoulder at Mr.
And I shook my fist in the paralytic face of the most brutal bruiser of his time.
Well then," said the farmer, "this son of mine who is going to be a bachelor, fell in love in the said town with a damsel called Clara Perlerina, daughter of Andres Perlerino, a very rich farmer; and this name of Perlerines does not come to them by ancestry or descent, but because all the family are paralytics, and for a better name they call them Perlerines; though to tell the truth the damsel is as fair as an Oriental pearl, and like a flower of the field, if you look at her on the right side; on the left not so much, for on that side she wants an eye that she lost by small-pox; and though her face is thickly and deeply pitted, those who love her say they are not pits that are there, but the graves where the hearts of her lovers are buried.
Because Nevada and Nebraska's four-drug cocktail includes a paralytic, an inmate could remain conscious or regain consciousness during the execution without giving any outward sign, forced to slowly suffocate while potassium chloride burns through his or her veins.
Summary: Alwar (Rajasthan) [India], Feb 3 (ANI): In a fatal incident, a man has allegedly thrashed his paralytic mother which led to her death in Rajasthan's Alwar district.
They came bringing to him a paralytic carried by four men.
Nevada wanted to administer diazepam, or valium as a sedative, fentanyl a painkiller stronger than heroin to kill him and a paralytic to paralyze Dozier.
Routine tests on shellfish samples taken from sites in this region have shown levels of Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) toxins above the safe limit of 0.
The potent neurotoxin saxitoxin and its analogs, which can cause paralytic shellfish poisoning, are produced by species of the dinoflagellate genus Alexandrium.
The deviation therefore varies in different direction of gaze and is larger when the eyes are turned in the direction of action of under acting or paralytic muscle.