maul - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/mɔːl/
present tense
I/you/we/theymaul
he/she/itmauls
present participlemauling
past tensemauled
past participlemauled
  1. 1
    if an animal mauls a person or other animal, it attacks them with its claws and teeth, usually causing serious injury
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