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
Under the accord, North Korea issued a vague expression of regret over land mine blasts at the inter-Korean border that maimed two South Korean soldiers.
The Paralympics can tap a deep well of patriotism, too; the American teams in PyeongChang are filled with young veterans blinded by exploding mines or maimed by roadside bombs.
Amnesty International said an analysis of an official Feb. 21 video released by the Egyptian military, trumpeting the triumphs of its northern Sinai crackdown on militants, showed one of the weapons, which can kill and maim indiscriminately.
In 2015, negotiators met for nearly 40 hours before announcing a deal to pull back from a military standoff caused by land mine blasts that maimed two South Korean soldiers.
Lethal weaponry is not just a symbol or a cultural totem or a deterrent; its purpose is to kill and maim.
For decades, these people maimed, murdered, and terrorized Colombians.
More than 130 people have been killed and over 300 maimed.
The driver who maimed Perez pleaded guilty on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018.
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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
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Definition of maim for English Language Learners
: to injure (someone) very badly by violence
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