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Synonyms for maim

Synonyms for maim

to deprive of a limb or bodily member or its use

Words related to maim

injure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation

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Carroll dedicates both Madonnas that Maim and Veiled Threats to the memory of Giordano Bruno, burned alive in Rome in 1600 by the Roman Inquisition as much for his tendentious disrespect for authority as for his actual doubts about madonnas and saints.
MAIM spokesperson Dr Don McAuley said: "They just don't want people to know where the masts are.
Cluster bombs are being increasingly used in armed conflicts, as well anti-personnel mines which kill and maim long after the hostilities have ended.
So the person complaining about cats in gardens thinks it is quite justifiable for some low life to use an air rifle to blind or maim them out of sheer frustration.
The chemical that will kill millions more babies and maim untold thousands of women received approval from the abortion industry's number one ally: the Food and Drug Administration," said Judie Brown, president of American Life League.
We've opened up a maim of possibility that the professional pharmaceutical companies can now try to capitalize upon.
Oh Brother: `Don't talk to the opposition - maim them'
Federal agents arrested University of South Florida (USF) professor Osama "Sami" Al-Arian on February 20th, charging him and seven other individuals with operating a racketeering enterprise, conspiracy to kill and maim, conspiracy to provide material support and resources to the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) terrorist group, extortion, perjury, immigration fraud, and other crimes.
FOUL-MOUTHED pop star Noel Gallagher has launched a sick attack on the Royal Family, saying he would flog and maim them before getting rid of them.
These video games teach our children how to kill, how to maim, how to hurt people, women, minorities, poor people,'' Yee said.
FOUL-MOUTHED pop star Noel Gallagher has launched a sick attack on the Royal Family - saying he would flog and maim them before getting rid of them.
The Complaint alleges that the terrorist group Hezbollah carried out the construction of a gas-enhanced explosive that exploded with a force equal to 15,000 to 21,000 pounds of explosives, mounted it to a large truck, then crashed the truck through the iron fence gate and into the center lobby of the headquarters building of the 24th Amphibious Unit, intending to murder and maim the United States Marines who were in Beirut for a peace-keeping mission.
Senator Deirdre de Burca said: "Clearly many of these weapons fell into the hands of criminals who used them to terrorise, maim and perhaps even kill in pursuit of their evil trade.