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synonyms for illtreat

  • beat up
  • bludgeon
  • drub
  • lacerate
  • molest
  • mug
  • pummel
  • rough up
  • thrash
  • trample
  • bang
  • bash
  • batter
  • beat
  • buffet
  • claw
  • clean
  • flagellate
  • flail
  • hit
  • hurt
  • ill-treat
  • lash
  • maltreat
  • muscle
  • paste
  • paw
  • pelt
  • pound
  • skin
  • wax
  • whip
  • break face
  • handle roughly
  • knock about
  • knock around
  • lean on
  • let have it
  • put in the hospital
  • take care of
  • work over

antonyms for illtreat

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  • protect
  • aid
  • assist
  • help
  • lose
  • surrender
  • guard
  • maintain
  • take care
  • assist
  • guard
  • hoard
  • make happy
  • please
  • protect
  • save
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How to use illtreat in a sentence

Even psychiatrists feel that it is somehow disreputable to illtreat a woman who doesn't fight back.
OPERATION: OUTER SPACEWILLIAM FITZGERALD JENKINS
He quarrelled with him, and sent men to seize and illtreat him in his own palace.
LIFE OF EDWARD THE BLACK PRINCELOUISE CREIGHTON
But he does not deduce from this that man's superiority gives him permission to illtreat or to kill animals.
THE SOUL OF A PEOPLEH. FIELDING
They said that they had done that in order that he might no longer illtreat them as he had done thitherto.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XXXIII, 1519-1522ANTONIO PIGAFETTA
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ILLTREAT

  • accost
  • assail
  • attack
  • disorganize
  • displace
  • disturb
  • encroach
  • fondle
  • harm
  • hinder
  • hurt
  • illtreat
  • injure
  • interfere
  • intrude
  • maltreat
  • meddle
  • misuse
  • rape
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.