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Synonyms for maim

to deprive of a limb or bodily member or its use

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injure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation

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Maiming functions as slow but simultaneously intensive death-making, as targeting to maim is an accelerated assault on both bodily and infrastructural fronts.
ISIS has been listed in our report since 2011 for recruitment and use, killing and maiming and also attacks on schools and hospitals."
The Union, he said, enacts the folly of maiming itself before striking down its enemy ...
In addition to maiming, Joanna Bourke deals extensively with related topics such as malingering, self-inflicted wounds, physical conditioning, and the link between bodily image and masculinity.
The bomber targeted scientists and technicians, killing three and maiming 23, in his campaign against "dehumanising" new technology.
Because of that now-notorious $150 NEA contribution in Minneapolis, the Senate in a frenzied overreaction has forced deep, maiming cuts in the budgets of literally dozens of American cultural institutions, including community symphony orchestras, theater groups, educational programs for children, and dance companies.
Mirwaiz said over the past seven decades, the people of Kashmir are fighting for their basic and birthright, the right to self-determination despite facing enormous atrocities that include state terrorism, killings, harassment and maiming of people especially youth.
He strongly denounced the continued house detention of party leaders including Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai, Mohammad Ashraf Laya, Hakim Abdul Rashid, Mohammad Yasin Attai, Bashir Ahmad Irfani and Syed Imtiyaz Hyder, saying, i?1/2Our youth are being killed and maimed and we are not even allowed to share their pain.i?1/2 Referring to the continued and unstoppable spree of killings and maiming, the octogenarian leader said the wicked and cruel forces have once again started destroying residential houses and ransacking the belongings of people and harassing and detaining youth in the dead of night.
THE former partner of killer gunman Raoul Moat was yesterday blamed for the death of an innocent man and the maiming of a police officer.
The best we can do is give reasonable notice--I'm with John Murtha on six months--that will let responsible Iraqis know that now is the time to get their act together, and that will defuse the anger of Iraqis who are killing and maiming our soldiers simply because they want us to go.
Kenneth Grindlay was placed on two years' probation for maiming the pet and throwing it back into its tank.
And we would be absolute gold medal certs for wallbar hanging and maiming the opposition.
'The Indian army has unleashed a new wave of terror, killing dozens and maiming hundreds of unarmed protesters, using bullets and lethal pellet-guns aimed to kill and maim,' Syed Ali Gilani pointed out.
Many of the deaths and maiming injuries suffered by our soldiers could have been avoided if this simple step had been taken.
This heinous attack and the killing and maiming of scores of innocent people has brought into fore the need for implementing the National Action Plan (NAP) in letter and spirit, he added.