abuse[ verb uh-byooz; noun uh-byoos ]SEE DEFINITION OF abuse
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ABUSE
Let us rejoice that one such partisan was now at hand to stem the torrent of abuse.
Abandonment and abuse are not acts of God, they are failures of love.
Oh, Whizzer, you poor fellow, why do you let him abuse you so?
That would have been an abuse of our treaties, and unworthy of your character.
Yes, they have good times, their freedom is large, and they do not abuse it.
People are apt to abuse mathematics, when they don't know what they're talking about.
I do not mind about the man's abuse; but I confess I grudge my twopence.
With all the abuse they had borne, not one of the brothers had been struck before.
She knows her power, and I am afraid this tempts her to abuse it.
You are always blaming me for want of generosity to this man, and for abuse of power.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ABUSE
- dress down
- give a talking-to
- jump on
- keep aft
- lay down the law
- light into
- put down
- rake over the coals
- take to task
- tell off