Thesaurus / ill-treat
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
These differences of interests will lead to disputes, ill blood, and finally to separation.
And for fear of being ill spoken of weep bitterly for a day, and then comfort thyself in thy sadness.
G was a gamester, who had but ill-luck; H was a Hunter, who hunted a buck.
"It is ill-fated;" and Alessandro blamed himself for having forgotten her only association with the name.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
There is still a general tendency in universities on both sides of the Atlantic to treat propaganda as infection.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
The Marshals were inclined to attribute their disgrace to the ill-will of Berthier and not to the temper of Napoleon.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Not only are they required to do things in a proper orderly manner, but people have to treat them with due deference.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
He chiefly divided his time between the House of Lords and sitting at home, lamenting over his own ill-starred existence.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
I mean it is well my mother is ill, and doesn't wish to eat, for there would be nothing for her, if she did.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
For good or ill, the torrent of rebellion was suffered to break loose, and it soon engulfed a continent.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
WORDS RELATED TO ILL-TREAT
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.