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Word: incapacitate

Definition: disable; N. incapacity: lack of capacity


Sentences Containing 'incapacitate'

It seems, then, that nature has pointed out a mixed kind of life as most suitable to the human race, and secretly admonished them to allow none of these biasses to _draw_ too much, so as to incapacitate them for other occupations and entertainments.

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