Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MAULING

Only three of 'em, but they're all over the place—climbing on you, mauling you, tripping you up.

I wondered what men were beneath it and what mauling they were receiving.

Lying on my cushions, mauling my things, running my engine for all I know.

And it was only after months of suffering that Williams finally recovered from the mauling.

Had they but known it, he despised them too greatly to think of mauling them.

If you do not soon disappear from here, my friend, you may come in for some mauling.

Then he took it to the bank in shallow water, mauling it about, biting and gnawing at it.

The House of Commons goes on in mauling the late Ministry and their proceedings.

Sadly she missed the petting and the mauling of the children.

The boy had leaped from the sled and was mauling the rough coat playfully.