Examples of maim in a Sentence
The bomb killed 16 people and maimed several others.
on-the-job accidents maim far too many workers every year
Recent Examples of maim from the Web
Anderson is charged assault with intent to maim, a 10-year felony, and misdemeanor assault.
More than 10,000 children were killed or maimed amid armed conflicts worldwide last year, while others were raped, forced to serve as armed soldiers or caught in attacks on schools and hospitals, a United Nations report said Wednesday.
Each year snakes kill more than 81,000 people and maim hundreds of thousands more.
That year, two South Korean soldiers were maimed by land mines in the DMZ.
There are dozens of these diseases, and many cause crippling parasitic infections that can maim or even kill their victims.
That has not occurred for more than 60 years, so today only parents in their very late 80s or older recall the visceral fear of the disease killing or maiming their children.
Allegiances shift and high jinks ensue as our cursing, sword-swinging protagonist gets incarcerated, blown up, shot, stabbed, defiled and maimed in order to do the right thing.
Someone in southwestern Oregon is either an exceptionally terrible shot or intentionally maiming wild deer with arrows.
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Synonym Discussion of maim
- maimed by a shark
- crippled for life in an accident
- a tree mutilated by inept pruning
- an old ship battered by fierce storms
- a soldier's leg mangled by shrapnel
MAIM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of maim for English Language Learners
: to injure (someone) very badly by violence
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