cripplingly


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cripplingly

[ˈkrɪplɪŋli] adv
cripplingly high [taxes, debts] → écrasant(e)
cripplingly high prices → des prix prohibitifs
cripplingly high interest rates → des taux d'intérêt prohibitifs
to be cripplingly shy → être bloqué(e) par sa timidité
to be cripplingly embarrassed → être extrêmement embarrassé(e)

cripplingly

adv expensiveunerschwinglich
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Domestic American politics has become so cripplingly partisan that Congress can't pass a long-term spending bill or deal with critical issues such as immigration reform, comprehensive health-care reform, or provide the massive funding needed to repair the country's crumbling infrastructure.
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Lower back pain can be cripplingly sore, frustrating and debilitating.
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Time dairy farmers got a fair deal FARMERS have been taking to the streets and the supermarkets all over the country this week to protest against cripplingly low milk prices.
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But millions more are affected - many of them cripplingly.