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1. cripple

verb. ['ˈkrɪpəl'] deprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless.

Synonyms

  • weaken

Antonyms

  • debtor
  • nonreligious person

Etymology

  • crypel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Cripple

  • whipple
  • tripple
  • trippel
  • triple
  • schiphol
  • klippel
  • tipple
  • sipple
  • sippel
  • rippel
  • nipple
  • knipple
  • knippel
  • knipl
  • hipple
  • gipple
  • fipple
  • dipple
  • dippel

Example sentences of the word cripple


1. Verb, base form
When a pig's hooves become overgrown they can cripple him over time.

2. Noun, singular or mass
For wider doorways, create multiple cripple studs and place them every 12 to 16 inches.

3. Adjective
The top 1/3 that is remaining is the cripple stud.)

Quotes containing the word cripple


1. Logic is immaturity weaving its nets of gossamer wherewith it aims to catch the behemoth of knowledge. Logic is a crutch for the cripple, but a burden for the swift of foot and a greater burden still for the wise.
- Mikhail Naimy, The Book of Mirdad: The Strange Story of a Monastery Which Was Once Called the Ark

2. cripple

noun. ['ˈkrɪpəl'] someone who is unable to walk normally because of an injury or disability to the legs or back.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • hunchback
  • crookback
  • person
  • individual
  • humpback
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male
  • adult

Etymology

  • crypel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. cripple

verb. ['ˈkrɪpəl'] deprive of the use of a limb, especially a leg.

Synonyms

  • hamstring
  • maim

Antonyms

  • unemotional person
  • worker
  • extrovert

Etymology

  • crypel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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