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  • n  the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
  • v  walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury
  • v  proceed slowly or with difficulty
    the boat limped into the harbor
  • s  not firm
  • s  lacking in strength or firmness or resilience
    gave a limp handshake
    a limp gesture as if waving away all desire to know" G.K.Chesterton

  • A polio attack left him with a permanent limp.
  • But an eerily silent surveillance video shows Bay County deputies restraining, kicking and punching the boy, who at times appeared limp and unable to comply.
  • Ramon's brain worked better than most people's and his wit was as quick as his smile was warm, but from the neck down he was limp flesh, capable of no more than involuntary spasms.
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  • Wade Phillips in Los Angeles Times
    It looks to me that it's going to be a game-time decision on him. It's Monday game week. He probably couldn't have played today,Phillips said. "It was a limp-through for him, a walk-through for us."
  • LaDainian Tomlinson in USA Today
    He's never been a running back and had a sprained MCL,Tomlinson said. "You tell me what running back has played with a sprained MCL and been effective. You might go out there and try to limp around and play, but it's not going to happen. I...

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