He had not set off a series of bombs, killing and maiming innocent bystanders in broad daylight.
The savage violence, the large-scale death and maiming of World War II were just beginning to loosen up social mores a la Mad Men.
Imagine not just one bomb killing and maiming civilians in Boston, but over 150 over four years.
Between 1996 and 2002, RUF rebels rampaged Sierre Leone, killing, maiming, and raping civilians.
He despised the thought of guns, despised the military trains, despised the war, the blood and maiming;—he despised himself.
As to whether they were killing or maiming Caradoc's crew, Madden could not tell.
If we see him maiming, or in any way maltreating another man's cattle, we may increase the severity of our rebuke.
After supper Ted told of the maiming of the cattle and the death of Sol Flatbush.
One has a notion of a maiming, crippling process; of the individual coming back damaged in some subtle way.
What reproach--what evil augury--nay, perhaps, what maiming of our enterprise!
c.1300, maimen, from Old French mahaignier "injure, wound, muitilate, cripple, disarm," possibly from Vulgar Latin *mahanare (cf. Provençal mayanhar, Italian magagnare), of unknown origin; or possibly from a Germanic source, from Proto-Germanic *mait- (cf. Old Norse meiða "to hurt," related to mad (adj.)), or from PIE root *mai- "to cut." Related: Maimed; maiming.