verb as in ill-treat
No ill use has been made of these privileges; but the domain and wealth of Great Britain have received amazing addition.
What a cruel shame to ill-use her, She must have suffered greatly—more in mind than in body.
"It will do you no good to ill-use a fellow-creature," replied Tweasle distinctly, as though the blow had refreshed him.
Because people are ungrateful and jealous and hard, and would ill-use me, the same as they did him and drove him away from Rome.
They beat and ill-use me, Dick; and I am going to seek my fortune, some long way off, I dont know where.
On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ill-use, such as: dissipate, exhaust, ill-treat, maltreat, mishandle, and mistreat.
From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.