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mauled

[ mawld ]
/ mɔld /
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adjective
harshly treated:The critically mauled movie sequel has also led to countless parodies and imitations.
badly injured or damaged:In the aftermath of the fox’s visit, Robin found half her chickens missing and a badly mauled rooster inside the chicken house itself.
verb
the simple past tense and past participle of maul.
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Origin of mauled

OTHER WORDS FROM mauled

un·mauled, adjective

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