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Robber flies, and many other families including the horse flies, have devised a way to paralyze their prey, or parts of it, before settling down to eat from or on them.Evolution made mosquitos into stealthy, sensitive vampires|Erica McAlister|October 15, 2020|Popular-Science
So we have to arm people with the facts, but I’ve never been more unsure and paralyzed by individual coverage decisions than I have been in the last two or three months.Our misinformation problem is about to get much, much worse|Sean Illing|October 6, 2020|Vox
Yes, the filibuster paralyzes governance and leaves terrible environmental, social, political, and economic problems to fester.
They are paralyzed between their commitment to their agenda and their fear of what Republicans might do if they retake power in a majoritarian Senate.
“The impression is that of a country in stalemate, paralyzed by politics and tones that are foreign to its tradition,” Veltroni said.‘America faces a dangerous several weeks’: The world reacts to the first presidential debate|John Buysse|September 30, 2020|Fortune
So will letting Rebecca and Rhonda get hitched paralyze republican governance in the United States in some similar way?The Right Wing Screams for the Wambulance Over Gay Marriage Ruling|Walter Olson|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They may have been afraid, and in most cases no doubt were, but their fears did not paralyze them.What the D-Day Veteran Told Obama at the 70th Anniversary Commemoration|Christopher Dickey|June 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His sister killed herself as a teenager, and her death continues to paralyze the Donovan boys in intriguing ways.‘Ray Donovan’: Is the Liev Schreiber–Led Showtime Drama The Next ‘Sopranos’?|Jace Lacob|June 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“A destructive cyberattack could paralyze the nation,” Panetta said.U.S. Not Ready for Cyberwar Hostile Hackers Could Launch|Michael Daly|February 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
For most people who are already in a vulnerable state, that kind of shock is more likely to discourage and paralyze them.Nick Crews’s Daughter on Her Dad’s Viral Smackdown|Lizzie Crocker|December 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
For a moment the horrible possibilities seemed to paralyze every nerve and thought.The Light That Lures|Percy Brebner
Its direct effects are to blunt the faculty of correct thinking, and to paralyze the power of vigorous action.The Indian in his Wigwam|Henry R. Schoolcraft
The retirement of the leaders of the House of Commons served to paralyze the government's resistance.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year|Edwin Emerson
We know that if we stick a pin into a certain spot we shall paralyze the left forefinger.
At first he had seized every chance of talking to them; but either his own shyness or theirs seemed to paralyze him.The Marne|Edith Wharton