mutilates

All Verb Noun
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  • 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
  • At the same time that he is trying to close the village school, he mutilates the College de France. Cited from Napoleon the Little, by Victor Hugo
  • The man who tries to make enemies is like a wretch who mutilates his own body. Cited from An Egyptian Princess, by Georg Ebers, v6
  • He also mutilates Travis' body in the same way after his death.
  • He mutilates his dog, his horse, and his slave. Cited from Emile, by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  • She has by now lost control of herself and has to be watched while sleeping in case she unconsciously mutilates her own body.
  • She later has a cybernetic left arm after Superwoman mutilates her and leaves her for dead.
  • If he lose his happiness, he mutilates his genius. Cited from Literary Character of Men of Genius, by Isaac Disraeli
  • He does not accept the Bible nor defend it; he mutilates it. Cited from In His Image, by William Jennings Bryan
  • He had behaved like a cowardly recruit who mutilates himself to escape military service. Cited from The Project Gutenberg Encyclopedia Volume 1 of 28
  • Such blunders must necessarily be committed by every man who mutilates parts of a great work, without taking a comprehensive view of the whole. Cited from Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4, by Various
  • They duel; the father kills the son, and mutilates his body.
  • Plunkett goes to Anderson's house, where he violently mutilates and murders his entire family.
  • Seeing him in a weakened state, John mutilates him with a shattered bottle and sends him back.
  • The murderer then mutilates the boy's body.
  • However, in his rage, he also slaughters a captured policeman and mutilates both bodies horribly.
  • Such is the penalty of human thought, which in its justest statements always wounds some truth less clear or mutilates some tender sentiment. Cited from Saint Augustin, by Louis Bertrand
  • Working in the cane fields prove to be dangerous and even life-threatening as it scars and mutilates many of the workers.
  • Can we criticize the humaneness of one who, at the butcher's bench, mutilates the body from which life has gone? Cited from An Ethical Problem, by Albert Leffingwell
  • Like Bata, again, he mutilates himself, and is transformed into a pine instead of a persea tree. Cited from History Of Egypt From 330 B.C., Volume 12 (of 12), by S. Rappoport
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Root form of mutilates is mutilate for the verb.

Meaning of mutilates

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