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1‘the bodies were mangled beyond recognition’
mutilate, maim, disfigure, damage, injure, crush, crumple
hack, cut about, lacerate, tear apart, rend, butcher, deform, maul, wreck
2‘he's mangling the English language’
spoil, ruin, mar, mutilate, bungle, mess up, make a mess of, wreck
informal murder, make a hash of, muck up, screw up, butcher
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