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To savagely injure, especially by clawing, tearing or scratching
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“The entire feline species first acquired claws during its evolution from the need to maul its prey.”
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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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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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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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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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To destroy or severely damage (something)
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To touch someone indecently or inappropriately
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Plural for a heavy long-handled hammer
“The surface is made smooth by leveling, pounding with a maul, and finishing off with a mason's trowel.”
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Plural for a tool with a heavy metal head mounted at right angles at the end of a handle
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Plural for a natural substance that is used to make the ground more suitable for growing plants
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