verb (used with object)
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH maimmaim , mayhem (see synonym study at the current entry)
Example sentences from the Web for maim
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.
Another seaman, getting most drunk upon eau de vie ran amuck with a pike, maiming and hurting several.In Search of Mademoiselle|George Gibbs
Maiming of animals by their owner falls under the Cruelty to Animals Acts.
Hence the champions issue forth every day and fight great battles, killing and maiming each other.The Story of Norway|Hjalmar H. Boyesen
Napoleons ruthless clipping and maiming of Austria and Prussia had to be amended, and those Powers demanded a heavy discount.Talleyrand|Joseph McCabe
As to whether they were killing or maiming Caradoc's crew, Madden could not tell.The Cruise of the Dry Dock|T. S. Stribling