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
But not unlike Halep—who, ironically was the culprit as well—Svitolina is coming off a confidence-maiming French Open. 5.
According to her organization's assessment, most of the returnees are facing psychological trauma while others were maimed by the insurgents or suffered long-lasting injuries while trying to escape.
The search for Tristan has damaged her sense of self, maimed her marriage and distorted past and present, transforming a fraught relationship with her difficult son into a more media-friendly narrative.
How many citizens have been beaten, broken, psychologically scarred, maimed, or worst?
Characters maim, murder and munch on each other while pumping iron and blasting Ace of Base in Amirpour’s dystopian vision of America.
In Afghanistan, Clayton Allen was an Army medic at a field hospital in Bagram, treating soldiers who had been maimed or wounded in combat.
Time and time again, people who should not have access to firearms are able to legally obtain a gun, and then use those weapons use to kill or maim other Americans.
In an early test, Guterres had to resolve a diplomatic standoff with Saudi Arabia over plans to place the Gulf Sheikdom on a black-list of states, armed factions, and terrorist groups that kill or maim children in conflict zones.
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Synonym Discussion of maim
Definition of maim
1 obsolete : serious physical injury; especially : loss of a member of the body
2 obsolete : a serious loss
MAIM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of maim for English Language Learners
: to injure (someone) very badly by violence
MAIM Defined for Kids
Definition of maim for Students
: to injure badly or cripple by violence
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