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Past tense for to savagely injure, especially by clawing, tearing or scratching
“The entire feline species first acquired claws during its evolution from the need to maul its prey.”
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Past tense for to strike or hit repeatedly
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“The other group continued to maul him, bloodying his nose and sending sharp pains to his chest, stomach, and back.”
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Past tense for to inflict physical or mental harm upon
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“If they smell weakness, they will maul you to death.”
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Past tense for to subject to fierce criticism
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“Even if it were an exemplary film for its genre, the critics would maul it.”
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Past tense for to touch someone or something inappropriately, clumsily or roughly
“She filed a complaint with the owner of the establishment about certain patrons attempting to maul her at the club.”
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Past tense for to destroy or severely damage (something)
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Past tense for to comprehensively defeat
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Past tense for to handle roughly or clumsily
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Affected with, or causing, physical discomfort or pain
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