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  1. maimverb


  2. maimverb

    To wound seriously; to cause permanent loss of function of a limb or part of the body.


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  1. maim

    disable, cripple, mar, mutilate, mangle, disfigure, lame

    restore, reinvigorate, mend, strengthen

Princeton's WordNet

  1. maimverb

    injure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation

    "people were maimed by the explosion"

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. maimverb

    cripple, mutilate, disable

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  1. List of paraphrases for "maim":

    mutilate, self-mutilate, maimed, iet

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  1. Marco Rubio:

    As Palestinian terrorists continue to murder and maim Israelis, the Obama administration is spreading malicious falsehoods about the attacks.

  2. Jan Kubis:

    Despite their steady losses to pro government forces, the scourge of ISIL continues to kill, maim and displace Iraqi civilians in the thousands and to cause untold suffering.

  3. The President:

    They're allowed to kill our people, they're allowed to torture and maim our people, they're allowed to use roadside bombs and blow up our people, and we're not allowed to touch their cultural sites ? It doesn't work that way.

  4. Valerie Amos:

    The government, armed and terrorist groups continue to kill, maim, rape, torture and take Syria to new lows that seemed unimaginable a few years ago, people have become numb to figures that should, every day, shock our collective conscience.

  5. Bill Clinton:

    More thought has to be given to the process and transactions and regulations so that we don’t kill or maim what works.

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