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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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Ross (1974), both unmentioned in Madonnas that Maim, that the "vast majority of middle- and upper-class children in Florence were being handed over to balie, or wet nurses, within a few days of birth.
Nineteen of the The device, was designed and maim number of people Det Supt Jonathan concert-goers died at the scene while three were rushed to hospital, but pronounced dead shortly afterwards, the inquests were told.
It would appear that an individual went with the intent to maim or kill and had brought a knife.
The Government is "prepared to let employers kill and maim with impunity", the authors of the report claim, with "safety crimes" which put employees and members of the public at risk going undetected, under-reported - and uninvestigated.
We must not relax our efforts to combat the scourge of illicit small arms and light weapons, which continue to kill, maim and displace scores of thousands of innocent people every year.
Golden has joined the conversation, making it painfully clear that African Americans have internalized intraracism and used it to psychologically maim each other and ourselves.
In the entertainment world, where many sell their souls to the god of controversy in order to get noticed--not caring which groups of people they trample over and maim in the process--it's nice to know that there are intelligent, sensitive young artists like Justin who prove that you can be cool, talented, a little edgy, and compassionate.
Each day, these hidden weapons kill or maim some 60 people.
Most discussions of Wolfgang Tillmans' work have been quick to distance it from the context of fashion photography, as if it were something that could maim him--or his career.