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incapacitate

in kuh pa si tayt

  • v  make unable to perform a certain action
  • v  injure permanently

  • Drugs were sought to incapacitate entire buildings full of people, poison food to create "confusion-anxiety-fear," cause headaches and earaches, and produce amnesia in foreign .
  • They were not meant to kill, just incapacitate, confuse, says the inspector.
  • What has given everyone the jitters is a colorless, almost odorless nerve gas coded GB, able to kill or incapacitate human beings within seconds.
Quotes

  • Michael Mukasey in International Herald Tribune
    Rules applicable in ordinary criminal cases, Judge Mukasey wrote last month in The Wall Street Journal, "do not protect a society that must gather information about, and at least incapacitate, people who have cosmic goals that they are intent on...
  • Michael Chertoff in San Francisco Chronicle
    ...Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said that previously local law enforcement might arrest gang members and not be aware they also had immigration violations that could be used "to incapacitate violent criminals."
  • Barack Obama in Chicago Tribune
    There is a hard core of jihadist fundamentalists who we can't negotiate with,Obama said in February. "We have to hunt them down and knock them out. Incapacitate them."

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