verb (used with object), mu·ti·lat·ed, mu·ti·lat·ing.
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I should add that professional landscape companies don’t mutilate trees this way, but there are many small-scale operators who do.It’s tree-pruning season. Here’s how to do it without resorting to ‘crape murder.’|Adrian Higgins|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
If you were Czar himself, I should not hesitate to denounce you as the tyrant and mutilator of a poor defenseless woman.The Czar's Spy|William Le Queux
At any rate, the mutilator of the friar was yielded, and in due course was hanged by the Spanish authorities.Outlines of Zui Creation Myths|Frank Hamilton Cushing
M. Alary, the mutilator of Don Giovanni, would surely not be encouraged to try his hand on Weber's masterpiece?History of the Opera from its Origin in Italy to the present Time|Henry Sutherland Edwards
Aretino, who had assumed the part of inquisitor and mutilator to gratify his private spite, survived triumphant.Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature|John Addington Symonds
My wife's weary looks and thin white face haunted me in the night seasons far worse than the wife mutilator.The Life of Thomas Wanless, Peasant|Alexander Johnstone Wilson