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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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One wounded, maimed, or lost life is still a needless tragedy, and 350 injuries are certainly too many, especially for an annual occasion meant to celebrate rebirth and new life.
The maimed Kabugatan, with his father, and three of his suspected attackers from the Utto clan alongside witnesses forged the peace pact and later pledged before the Holy Qur'an to end their months of "rido" (family feud) that had left many people maimed and others displaced due to sporadic armed skirmishes between their families.
Various shots, children maimed by war in the Central African Republic
In 2011, unexploded ordnance or mines reportedly left 28 children killed and nine maimed.
TERRIBLY maimed in battle, Scots soldier Sergeant Gary Jamieson will discover today just exactly the esteem in which he and his fellow warriors are held by their countrymen and women.
Every year people are maimed for life because they don't understand that gunpowder is dangerous.
It's a sad and terrible thing that our sons, husbands and brothers are being killed, but what of the innocent civilians, men, women and children who've been maimed and killed?
OUR story that troops in Afghanistan have a one in four chance of being killed or maimed - double the risk at the D-Day landings - shocked readers...
Eleven people died and more than 60 were maimed in the attack.
THE joy of football fans celebrating Iraq's win in a World Cup qualifier turned to horror when they were targeted by a female suicide bomber who maimed at least 34 people near a cafe north of Baghdad.
Tesfay Haileselassie from Mekele in Ethiopia is still treating the children who were injured by cluster munition strikes that killed or maimed 54 children in June 1998.
Hundreds of others have been maimed and mutilated in annual "circumcision schools" conducted in remote bush areas.