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Example sentences from the Web for paralytic
I know a woman who has, several times, been driven to the brink of paralytic rage by the way her books have been received.Constructive Criticism: Reviewing the Idea of Reviewing|Ben Greenman|May 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Paralytic Child Walking on All Fours (from Muybridge), from that year, is a fine example of this stylistic shift.
Her husband was my mate, first; but he was seized with a paralytic stroke, and was in bed for a twelve-month.Grif|B. L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon
He had with him one daughter, a paralytic, to whom he was devotedly attached.Pharos, The Egyptian|Guy Newell Boothby
But her intention is to kill outright, as we shall see presently; she wants a corpse, not a paralytic patient.More Hunting Wasps|J. Henri Fabre
Her grief-stricken mother gets a paralytic stroke which transforms her into a sort of living corpse.Contemporary Russian Novelists|Serge Persky
The moment he saw the paralytic, he became agitated, and started for the door.The Wonder Island Boys: Treasures of the Island|Roger Thompson Finlay