Definition of "maim"
  1. To cause severe physical injury or disfigurement that impedes the normal function of a part of the victim's body
How to use "maim" in a sentence
  1. The suspect could face more serious charges because he tried to maim his victim.
  2. Using a weapon to maim another person is considered aggravated assault.
  3. The dog's owner was held responsible because his pet attempted to maim a passerby.

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