to maul severely.
to make mean; demean; debase (usually used reflexively). Historical Examples “Nothing of the kind,” cried Lavinia, furious that her mother should think she would so bemean herself. Madame Flirt Charles E. Pearce One regrets, in reading them, that genius could so bemean itself. The London Mercury, Vol. I, Nos. 1-6, November 1919 to April 1920 […]
wearing or adorned with many medals: a bemedaled general; wearing a bemedaled military blouse.
to soil with mire; dirty or muddy: bemired clothing. to cause (an object or person) to sink in mire: a bemired wagon. verb (transitive) to soil with or as if with mire (usually passive) to stick fast in mud or mire
to express distress or grief over; lament: to bemoan one’s fate. to regard with regret or disapproval. Contemporary Examples They bemoan the fact that poker games are too often delayed because people get up to take smoke breaks. 11 Worst Songs of the Summer of All Time Kevin Fallon June 3, 2013 Not to mention […]