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This week's word in the news: PALSY

DEFINITION:
Paralysis, generally partial, whereby a local body area is incapable of voluntary movement.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
In his third season doing TV play-by-play for the White Sox, Jason Benetti has become a familiar figure to the baseball community, as have his cerebral palsy and the distinct limp that goes with it.
The Chicago Tribune -- 05/21/2018