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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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He added the attack was an attempt to kill and maim police in a way that "exposed the community to massive risk".
A large portion of Grizzly's 100% owned MAIM potash permits exist in close proximity to or directly contain areas that are underlain by potash bearing beds within the uppermost portion of the Prairie Evaporite Formation.
The defendants also conspired with others to murder, kidnap, maim and
Torture does not need to maim or kill to constitute torture, though U.
They're a machine that manufactures carnage--they kill, maim, burn, bomb, and destroy at the command of debased, corrupted politicians like Bush 2, Kerry, Clinton, and Bush 1.
Having researched and written about Christian martyrs, I find it disconcerting to see the word appropriated by those who maim and kill in order to "witness," which is what martyr means.
First-person-shooter video games, those that require players to kill or maim enemies or monsters, directly improve visual attention skills, according to a story in The New York Times.
Alleged members of a terrorist organization were charged with various violent crimes, including conspiracy to commit racketeering, conspiracy to kill, maim, or injure persons in a foreign country, and conspiracy to provide material support to a designated terrorist organization.
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Israeli troops soon occupied Palestinian towns and refugee camps, as suicide bombers continued to maim and murder.
Nat to kill or maim, hack or girdle, or wound by climbing with spikes or cutting limbs for profit.