verb (used with object)
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Origin of maim
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OTHER WORDS FROM maim
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH maimmaim , mayhem (see synonym study at the current entry)
Example sentences from the Web for maim
Bodies come back in flag-shrouded coffins, and the living and maimed are hailed as heroes with purpose.
She had a way of convincing sick and maimed people that she was their equal.
One year after the Boston bombing, a maimed survivor faces the choice of amputation.
That attitude extends to fans, a few of whom are killed or maimed each year by flying car parts after a collision.Can NASCAR Driver Trevor Bayne Race Safely With Multiple Sclerosis?|Kent Sepkowitz|November 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Had the bomb exploded, scores of New Yorkers likely would have been killed and even more wounded or maimed.Pakistani Taliban Leader Hakeemullah Mehsud Killed In U.S. Drone Strike|Bill Roggio|November 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He commanded a regiment in the war of 1812, and was maimed for life in the battle of Chrystler's fields.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
He who has maimed another not only undergoes in return the loss of the same limb, but his hand also is cut off.
His answer was to rise suddenly to his knees, to stoop again, and to kiss the foot he had innocently maimed.Mushroom Town|Oliver Onions
A perfect army of halt and maimed and lame and blind crouch by the sides of the lane and live on the charity of the passers-by.Round the Wonderful World|G. E. Mitton
The rest of the prisoners were either dead or too badly maimed to fight.The Status Civilization|Robert Sheckley