ill-treat[ il-treet ]SEE DEFINITION OF ill-treat
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ILL-TREAT
I don't think he means to ill-treat them—he's a kind-hearted man.
Is it not even worse to ill-treat a stranger than one who is at home?
She was an angel, Sanders went about whining when he had no longer a woman to ill-treat.
When they join, the officers may ill-treat them, pull their hair, and strike them with impunity.
But if you ill-treat me I shall leave your house and not return.
If you forgive me,” replied Vanslyperken, “then pray do not ill-treat my dog.
If he is bad enough to ill-treat his dog, he will ill-treat his wife and children.
If they say that I ill-treat her, it is for me—to prove the contrary by my conduct with her, and not by violence.
They say that her reputation has been sullied, that I ill-treat her, and that she ought not to submit to it.
He knows well that I do not ill-treat him for my own pleasure.