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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Three persons only could understand this language of the poor paralytic; these were Villefort, Valentine, and the old servant of whom we have already spoken.
They have vexed you, and you are angry?" The paralytic closed his eyes in token of assent.
When she arrived at that letter the paralytic made her understand that she had spoken the initial letter of the thing he wanted.
"What do you want me for, sir?" demanded he of the paralytic.
He's not clever, he's got eyes like blue buttons; he's not energetic, he moves from chair to chair like a paralytic. He's a conscientious, kindly old blockhead; but he's got money simply because he collects money, as a boy collects stamps.
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.
Monique Wilson as the Sublime Paralytic sings a lengthy soliloquy at the CCP press conference.
Jesus grants him forgiveness even if the paralytic has not acknowledged his sins or personally asked for pardon.
Summary: Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], May 14 (ANI): A Central Reserve Police Force personnel who escaped the ghastly Pulwama terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir was seen in a video feeding a paralytic child by the side of the street in Srinagar.
Friday from illegal detention of over 22 months after he suffered a paralytic stroke at the Jhajjar Jail.