mutilate


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mutilate

[L. mutilatus, to maim]
To deprive of a limb or a part; to maim or disfigure.
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Police sources have said they believe the suspect had the Brit's permission to mutilate him although he is facing an assault charge and his alleged victim's consent would not exonerate him of criminal responsibility.
"There is no truth in the news that sharp weapons were used to mutilate the bodies of the soldiers," Kahwagi told reporters after meeting with President Michel Sleiman.
Although foxes are not protected, it is illegal under the Wild Mammals Act 1996 to intentionally mutilate a fox.