NBC seems to be paralyzed by the sense that whomever they chose has to be another Russert.
In a 1964 Esquire profile, the usually savage Helen Lawrenson said his personality had paralyzed her into wordlessness.
Mario was paralyzed from the waist down, and the former two died.
I can tell you that I spent my first two years at Harvard paralyzed by fear and self-loathing.
I think if the accident that had paralyzed her had killed her instantly, then I'm not sure what would have become of me.
The larv of the sphex, another wasp, are fed on live crickets that have been paralyzed by a stab.
It was not entirely the thought of standing there that paralyzed him; it was the thought of going on.
Sixty years of German respect for orders held him in a viselike grip and paralyzed his arm.
paralyzed with wonder, Capitola watched this figure as it glided about the chamber.
Fanny's blood was chilled in her veins; she could not speak, and her limbs seemed to be paralyzed.
paralyze par·a·lyze (pār'ə-līz')
v. par·a·lyzed, par·a·lyz·ing, par·a·lyz·es
To affect with paralysis; cause to be paralytic.
Very drunk (1888+)