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hamstrung

[ ham-struhng ]
/ ˈhæmˌstrʌŋ /
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adjective
having been made powerless or useless; thwarted: The candidates also face a housing market crisis, subway strikes, and a hamstrung government.
having had the hamstring tendon cut: She fell like a hamstrung deer.
verb
the simple past tense and past participle of hamstring.
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