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verb as in abuse

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My whole theme was the way we maltreat royal persons, making them one superhuman, and yet less than human.

The teacher himself is accustomed to maltreat the boys and whip them mercilessly.

You not only pay another man to take away your means of health, you usually maltreat him.

If it is rather general to hate Nature and maltreat women, we begin to see why the world is a mad world.'

It is forbidden to maltreat the inoffensive portion of the population.

And why should anybody desire to so maltreat and frighten her?

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On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to maltreat, such as: victimize, damage, harm, injure, mishandle, and misuse.

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