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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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al.) and the will of the gods (21.413-5), Marius' motivations are shameful, as Plutarch notes: And knowing that Octavius was an excellent man and one wishing to rule in the most just maimer [my emphasis] but that Cinna was distrusted by Sulla and eager for war against the established government, Marius decided to devote himself and his forces to the latter.
OFFICE FOR ADVOCACY, THE REAL RULES: CONGREGATIONS AND IRS GUIDELINES ON ADVOCACY, LOBBYING, AND ELECTIONS 4 (2005), http://www.uua.org/uuawo/pdf/the_real_rules.pdf (summarizing IRS guidelines for political activities of religious congregations to include educating and registering voters if done in a non-partisan maimer).
Rather, these rules are designed to provide a framework or set of guidelines for the adjudication of conflicts in a fair and non-defensive maimer (Rebore 2001; 2003).
Douglas Toma, participants in 2002 IHELG Finance Roundtable, and three anonymous referees for helpful comments and suggestions; Yan Xie for excellent research assistance; Don Sabo and the Women's Sports Foundation for providing 1995/96 EADA data; Pamela Maimer at the Department of Education for providing 2001/02 EADA data; Tammy Smith at the NCAA for providing division, football, and track and field/cross-country data.
unacceptably partisan maimer, and not as a court of law at all,"
Such accusations cut deeply into the powerful psychology of group identity in a maimer that few domestic trials do (save only the most highly public, racialized trials).
Seventeen per cent of those polled like the President's behaviour in public, maimer of speech, communication, 'simplicity', 'tact', 'diplomatic manner'.
"Because the guy's a torturer, a killer, a maimer." As Iraqis released from Abu Ghraib shared their experiences, many Iraqis were led to conclude, in the words of Pete Townsend: "Meet the new boss, same as the old boss." Since Saddam, at the height of his malignant power, was an asset of Washington, the Iraqis were actually meeting the old boss's boss.
AS the full extent of the grotesque incompetence of Blackpool surgeon Steven Walker, a serial maimer of women, becomes widely known (though you read it all here weeks ago) it's time to ask once again two questions that won't go away.
Maimer and Nihlgard (1980) estimated the annual input of dry- and wet-deposited N to a subarctic mire to be [greater than]100 mg[multiplied by][m.sup.-2][multiplied by][yr.sup.-1], with [N.sub.2] fixation contributing another 180 mg N/[m.sup.2] annually (Granhall and Selander 1973).
Historically, the diffusion of the industrial revolution also occurred in an unequal maimer. Internal forces are referred to as an explanation for unequal development.
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.