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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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A new party appearing on the Secretary-General's list of perpetrators is the extremist group Boko Haram, responsible in Nigeria for "increased attacks on schools, killing, maiming dozens of children as well as other grave violations as you all know this continues unfortunately in 2014.
Those caught running initiation schools without authority can be imprisoned and potentially suffer severe sentences in the event of death or maiming.
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We want to prevent more serious injuries which could be blinding, maiming or even worse,' he added.
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Unexploded cluster bombs, which resemble soft drink cans, remain on the ground as antipersonnel mines, maiming children who inadvertently play in areas littered with the weapons long after armed conflicts have ended.
Vast tracts of top quality farmland lie fallow because of the threat of death and maiming.
And because of a giant loophole in federal law that immunizes them from lawsuits, HMOs get away with killing and maiming people.
Among those pending cases are accusations of maiming or killing patients through medical malpractice.