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stricken

stri‚ÄČkuhn

  • s  grievously affected especially by disease
  • s  (used in combination) affected by something overwhelming
  • s  put out of action (by illness)

  • Among the stricken, delirium rose: patients thrashed wildly on their beds, screaming that red flowers were blossoming from their bodies, that their heads had turned to molten lead.
  • Coffins lined the streets of other cities and towns throughout the stricken region.
  • In stricken delta towns like Kungyangon, Dedaye and Pyapon, almost every structure is damaged, many beyond repair.
News & Articles

  • Telerobotics helps sick teen toss a baseball 1,800 miles
    Stricken with a rare blood disease, 13-year-old Nick LeGrande threw out the first pitch before Wednesday's A's-Yankees game thanks to a telerobotic pitching machine.
    June 13, 2013 - CNET
  • Scrap metal, TVs, love seats: 17 alleged looters nabbed in tornado-hit Moore, Okla.
    OKLAHOMA CITY - Officials in tornado-stricken Oklahoma cities are now dealing with looters who are stealing items ranging from copper wire to jewelry.Moore police spokesman Jeremy Lewis and Mayor Glenn Lewis said 17 arrests have been made on misdemeanor charges of looting in Moore since the May 20 EF5 tornado hit."We are seeing people take everything from copper to pipes to scrap metal to all ...
    June 13, 2013 - NBC NEWS
  • Telerobotics to help sick teen toss a baseball 1,800 miles
    Stricken with a rare blood disease, 13-year-old Nick LeGrande will throw out the first pitch before Wednesday's A's-Yankees game thanks to a telerobotic pitching machine.
    June 12, 2013 - CNET
Quotes

  • Robert Gates in AFP
    Your lack of compassion and common sense in choosing to put this image of their maimed and stricken child on the front page of multiple American newspapers is appalling,Gates said. "The issue here is not law, policy or constitutional right...
  • Barack Obama in guardian.co.uk
    Obama said: "There wasn't a better interviewer in TV, not a more thoughtful analyst of our politics, and he was also one of the finest men I knew. Somebody who cared about America, cared about the issues, cared about family. I am grief-stricken with...
  • Zheng Jie in Forbes
    Apart from that, I will do as much as I can to help the Sichuan region's people because I'm from Sichuan province as well,Zheng added. "When I go back, I will do more charity work and encourage more people come to support the stricken...

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