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
The suspect, Jose Garcia, was slated to be arraigned Monday on several charges, including assault with intent to murder or maim, according to MBTA Transit Police.
Antony argued that Goodwin's kicks to Harris's backside, rib cage and stomach could have killed, maimed or disabled Harris, elements necessary for the malicious-wounding charge.
With millions already killed and maimed, the Army was dangerously short of manpower.
People were being killed and maimed by landmines and cluster munitions, while here, the threat is very theoretical.
This is the story of how the FBI broke its own rules to catch the notorious Unabomber, who had randomly killed and maimed people while leaving a cold trail of terrorism for sixteen years.
Runners compete in Boston Marathon five years after deadly attack The 122nd running of the Boston Marathon will take place on Monday, five years after a deadly bombing killed three spectators and maimed more than 260 others during the iconic race.
Mustard agent — first used in World War I — can maim or kill, blistering skin, scarring eyes and inflaming airways.
During debate on the resolution, Smith asked Spano if pornography had ever killed or maimed anyone and if first responders had even been forced to seek counseling because of pornography.
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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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