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English verb: mutilate

1. mutilate (change) destroy or injure severely


SamplesThe madman mutilates art work.


Synonymscut up, mangle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)damage

2. mutilate (change) alter so as to make unrecognizable


SamplesThe tourists murdered the French language.


Synonymsmangle, murder


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)distort, falsify, garble, warp

3. mutilate (body) destroy or injure severely


SamplesMutilated bodies.


Synonymsmar


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)maim


Narrower (hyponym)force out, gouge









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