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Verb: mutilate  'myoo-tu,leyt
  1. Destroy or injure severely
    "The madman mutilates art work";
    - mangle, cut up
     
  2. Alter so as to make unrecognizable
    "The tourists mutilated the French language";
    - mangle, murder
     
  3. Destroy or injure severely
    "mutilated bodies";
    - mar

Derived forms: mutilated, mutilates, mutilating

Type of: damage, distort, falsify, garble, maim, warp

Encyclopedia: Mutilate