verb (used with object), mu·ti·lat·ed, mu·ti·lat·ing.
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Their world, like Paul’s, was full of monsters determined to abuse, kidnap and mutilate kids.Rand Paul’s ignorant questioning of Rachel Levine showed why we need her in government|Monica Hesse|February 26, 2021|Washington Post
Prisoners there became severely depressed: some began to compulsively mutilate themselves; others attempted suicide.
With cynical cruelty, he set himself to insult, to undermine, to mutilate it.The Child of Pleasure|Gabriele D'Annunzio
It would not mutilate and disfigure the body, for it is a sacred temple, to be made beautiful and attractive.Beacon Lights of History, Volume VII|John Lord
You mutilate my brain with your clumsy pincers—you put your claws into my thoughts and tear them to pieces!Creditors; Pariah|August Strindberg
Not only does the censorship mutilate literary works, but it often suffocates the inspiration of the author.Contemporary Russian Novelists|Serge Persky
This dispatch, too, the House of Commons took care to mutilate before sending it to the press.The Digger Movement in the Days of the Commonwealth|Lewis H. Berens