Origin of maim
synonym study for maim
OTHER WORDS FROM maim
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH maimmaim , mayhem (see synonym study at the current entry)
How to use maim in a sentence
Imagine not just one bomb killing and maiming civilians in Boston, but over 150 over four years.
He had not set off a series of bombs, killing and maiming innocent bystanders in broad daylight.
Between 1996 and 2002, RUF rebels rampaged Sierre Leone, killing, maiming, and raping civilians.War Criminal Charles Taylor’s Daughter Defends Her Dad|Robtel Neajai Pailey|April 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The savage violence, the large-scale death and maiming of World War II were just beginning to loosen up social mores a la Mad Men.
Killing and maiming the cattle of others is a very ancient pursuit and has only recently been regarded as criminal.The Law and the Poor|Edward Abbott Parry
For failures to pay various taxes, if the offence were repeated, maiming was likely to be the consequence.Education: How Old The New|James J. Walsh
That, within maiming and death, the law gave to a master the authority to punish a slave to any extent he pleased.Secrets of the Late Rebellion|J. R. Freese
Nothing is more maiming to an ideal not yet strong than ridicule; mine, happily, is strong, though I myself am weak.Paths of Judgement|Anne Douglas Sedgwick
She could boil an egg without cracking it, she could open a tin can without maiming herself.Shandygaff|Christopher Morley