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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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I know it is so; and I know it is not a mere natural disfigurement, like a criminal mutilation, or a hereditary disproportion in the features.
Saint Antoine's blood was up, and the blood of tyranny and domination by the iron hand was down--down on the steps of the Hotel de Ville where the governor's body lay--down on the sole of the shoe of Madame Defarge where she had trodden on the body to steady it for mutilation.
At the edge of this box there lies a great wooden doll, which, so far as mutilation is concerned, bears a strong resemblance to the finest Greek sculpture, and especially in the total loss of its nose.
The killing of the elder Jenkins, shortly followed by that of his brother, the mutilation of James Murdoch, the blowing up of the Staphouse family, and the murder of the Stendals all followed hard upon one another in the same terrible winter.
The mutilation of the savage has its tragic survival in the self-denial that mars our lives.
Not for the wide world will I consent to any mutilation of her dead body.
Nous partageons ici notre experience en chirurgie reconstructive pour les mutilations genitales feminines.
The latest legal instruments include, for instance, the UN General Assembly resolution of 20 December 2012 on eliminating female genital mutilation and the UN General Assembly resolution of 18 December 2014 on intensifying global efforts for the elimination of female genital mutilations [25].
One civil society organization--the Commission for the Abolition of Sexual Mutilations (CAMS)--has been particularly involved in the prosecution of FGM in France.
Khartoum ,13 Fev (SUNA) - L'Association africaine pour la lutte contre les coutumes et pratiques nuisibles a organise un forum, en cooperation avec l'Organisation( Plan Sudan) sur la resolution de l'Assemblee de l'Organisation des Nations Unies a propos de l'intensification de l'effort mondial pour eradiquer les mutilations genitales feminines avec la participation d'un certain nombre d'acteurs concernes et des organisations de la societe civile.
APFU founder Phil Hoyle, 53, reported seeing two bright red spheres speeding along the valley floor and claimed many farmers subsequently discovered mysterious mutilations on their sheep.
All Muslims need to take this challenge to overcome FGM, but it is not only the religion which leads to the mutilations.