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maim

(mām) [ME. maymen, to cripple]
1. To injure seriously; to disable.
2. To deprive of the use of a part, such as an arm or leg.
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Historically, the diffusion of the industrial revolution also occurred in an unequal maimer.
The present desperate levels of economic insecurity, the volume of contamination and resource use, and degradation of local ecologies in the developed countries have surely made clear that economic growth cannot be equated with human welfare in any simple maimer.
Accordingly, the reading of journals may be broadly classified in the following maimer.
Fuentes imagines, he lies, and so when his fiction is good, which is sometimes, he tells truths, or at the least engages in honest dialogue with his readers-for Carlos Fuentes, in the maimer of Diderot, as emulated and explicated by Milan Kundera, does not deny his own presence in his forks.
1 could be included in the project based on community% needs and depending on what the land could contain in an efficient maimer.
No it is not the mobilers or unlicensed drivers or quad-bikers, the main killer and maimer for anyone with eyes to see, is speed, speed, speed.
It allows us to utilize a portion of the land we already own in a maimer consistent with creating a 24/7 'city within a city.
2000) ("Patentability shall not be negatived by the maimer in
As an oxymoronic structure--a syntactic unit built out of the juxtaposition between high and low or between jarringly different arenas of human experience--the Homeric simile unites contraries in a maimer that sets into relief the disparate perspectives from which the poems' events are experienced.
Drug accountability must be maintained, with logs updated on an ongoing basis, corrections made in the right maimer, and unused or empty containers retained.
A local area network has the potential to affect in a fundamental maimer the work relationships of large numbers of staff which, by default, means that policies should be reexamined.