Maim

Maim [ meym ]
 noun, transitive verb ]
 MEANING :
 1. (tr.v.) to impair or render defective
2. (tr.v.) to mutilate, injure or batter
3. (n.) an injury or impairment
4. (n.) defect or blemish
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The prototype was maimed as the quality assurance tests completely failed.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 Marine charity The Sea Trust says fast moving boats passing through environmentally sensitive areas could kill or maim dolphins and other wildlife.

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