mutilate

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  • He would then mutilate and cut off pieces to be eaten later.
  • They would keep him for a slave, possibly mutilate him first. Cited from Rosa Mundi and Other Stories, by Ethel M. Dell
  • Of the two captured, one was never seen again and the other's mutilated body was found several days later.
  • But even in its present mutilated state it is often an important authority for the ancient history of the East.
  • However, he is actually hunting down the men he holds responsible for killing his wife and mutilating him.
  • Afterward, he left their mutilated bodies in front of the palace for all to see.
  • The Governor's body remained there two days, during which time it was mutilated by birds.
  • His body had been so mutilated to make identification by appearance impossible.
  • However, he still fails to kill himself, instead ending up mutilated and no better off than before.
  • His badly mutilated body was recovered two days later when a relief column arrived.
  • Several cattle were found mutilated in the area the following day.
  • It was not a secret at the base that some soldiers were mutilating bodies.
  • In four of the cases the bodies were mutilated after death.
  • This just mutilates the bird sufficiently to prevent it getting caught and giving him all the trouble over again. Cited from Secret Bread, by F. Tennyson Jesse
  • They chased the men who had attacked them, killing one and mutilating his body.
  • The brother has never been retrieved, but her father has, though mutilated.
  • I hope nobody will lift his hand against this noble creature to mutilate him in any way. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 7, No. 39, January, 1861, by Various
  • His body had also been mutilated after death.
  • He often slashed them up and sometimes even bought back pictures he had sold, just to mutilate them.
  • Again, these creatures can see no object in mutilating an animal which, in their opinion, is already dead. Cited from The Dawn of Reason, by James Weir
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Meaning of mutilate

  • verb Destroy or injure severely
    The madman mutilates art work
  • verb Destroy or injure severely
    mutilated bodies