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synonyms for maul

  • beat up
  • bludgeon
  • drub
  • lacerate
  • molest
  • mug
  • pummel
  • rough up
  • thrash
  • trample
  • bang
  • bash
  • batter
  • beat
  • buffet
  • claw
  • clean
  • flagellate
  • flail
  • hit
  • hurt
  • ill-treat
  • lash
  • maltreat
  • muscle
  • paste
  • paw
  • pelt
  • pound
  • skin
  • wax
  • whip
  • break face
  • handle roughly
  • knock about
  • knock around
  • lean on
  • let have it
  • put in the hospital
  • take care of
  • work over
See also synonyms for: mauled / mauling

antonyms for maul

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  • protect
  • aid
  • assist
  • help
  • lose
  • surrender
  • guard
  • maintain
  • take care
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How to use maul in a sentence

A splitting maul is basically a heavy steel wedge on a wood, fiberglass, or metal handle.
THESE ARE THE BEST LOG SPLITTERS TO CHOP TIME AND ENERGY OFF SPLITTING FIREWOODIRENA COLLAKUJUNE 25, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The wedge-shaped maul head is specifically designed for, and highly efficient at, splitting—significantly better than the thin, relatively lightweight head of an axe.
THESE ARE THE BEST LOG SPLITTERS TO CHOP TIME AND ENERGY OFF SPLITTING FIREWOODIRENA COLLAKUJUNE 25, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
A wedge-shaped splitting maul is still the simplest, most reliable, most portable tool for splitting firewood.
THESE ARE THE BEST LOG SPLITTERS TO CHOP TIME AND ENERGY OFF SPLITTING FIREWOODIRENA COLLAKUJUNE 25, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The maul takes up almost no storage space and requires no maintenance.
THESE ARE THE BEST LOG SPLITTERS TO CHOP TIME AND ENERGY OFF SPLITTING FIREWOODIRENA COLLAKUJUNE 25, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
There are few things more congenial to certain gentlemen than a chance to maul an easy victim.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
Ignorant societies for the "suppression of vice" maul over our literature and our art.
THE BEHAVIOR OF CROWDSEVERETT DEAN MARTIN
The carpenter, in the eyes of her, swung his maul and knocked out the pin of the chain-stopper, shouting “Stand clear!”
THE VIKING BLOODFREDERICK WILLIAM WALLACE
Oscar had asked when he saw the maul-rings taken out of the wagon on their arrival and unloading.
THE BOY SETTLERSNOAH BROOKS
It was probably a case of numbness; you maul your thumb with a hammer and it will hurt just so long before it stops.
HIGHWAYS IN HIDINGGEORGE OLIVER SMITH
He broke many a maul-stick across their shoulders, and frequently he was left without a single pupil to execute his mandates.
THE STORY OF SEVILLEWALTER M. GALLICHAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MAUL

  • batter
  • beat
  • berate
  • blister
  • clobber
  • club
  • drub
  • lambaste
  • lash
  • maul
  • pelt
  • revile
  • scold
  • trounce
  • wallop
  • whip
  • whomp
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.