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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Rowe provides ample material for classroom discussion in his trenchant descriptions of Bao, whom he describes as "cripplingly naive" (105), a "self-taught technocrat" (127), optimistically believing that "solutions might still be found that would benefit all interests simultaneously" (149), and holding an "awkward combination of plain-folk populism and elite paternalism" (181).
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Lunch was fast food KFC-style, which - surprisingly - wasn't cripplingly expensive and quite enjoyable.
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