GRE Word List


to mutilate, disfigure, or wound seriously

The meaning of the word maim is to mutilate, disfigure, or wound seriously.

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rareseldom occurring or found : uncommon
cantataa composition for one or more voices usually comprising solos, duets, recitatives, and choruses and sung to an instrumental accompaniment
irreverencelack of reverence
raptlifted up and carried away
glimmerto shine faintly or unsteadily
tyroa beginner in learning : novice
defectan imperfection or abnormality that impairs quality, function, or utility : shortcoming
promptto move to action : incite
confoundto throw (a person) into confusion or perplexity
maudlindrunk enough to be emotionally silly