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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of maim.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having a part of the body crippled or disabled
- n. people who are wounded
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If we through the Spirit mortify the deeds of the body, we shall live; that is meant by our entering into life maimed, that is, the body of sin maimed; and it is but maimed at the best, while we are in this world.
Is it possible science will eventually reveal that a right allegedly protected by amendment results in maimed human beings?
I find it astonishing - not to say macabre - that virtually the first thing a lay person would do after escaping injury in an explosion in which dozens of other human beings are killed or maimed is to film or photograph the scene and then relay it to a broadcasting organisation.
The still hospital where lay the maimed was their part in a civilization whose sincerity they had trusted as little children trust in the perfection of their parents.
We don't know how many women are "maimed," but it strikes us that our reader is almost certainly right to say that "millions" is a gross exaggeration.
This vandal law did not deign to take the least notice of the anguish of the "maimed" slave, made, perhaps, a groaning cripple for life.
Thothia subtribe are said to be the descendants of illicit unions, the word Thothia meaning 'maimed'; while the Gandas are the offspring of intermarriages between the Pardhans and members of that degraded caste.
Ado had NOT been "maimed" and "deformed," as divers other quartos, stolen and surreptitious, had been.
This Vandal law does not deign to take the least notice of the anguish of the 'maimed' slave, made, perhaps, a groaning cripple for life; the horrible wrong and injury done to him, is passed over in utter silence.
He says it's better to be "maimed" than to suffer the "everlasting fire" of hell.
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