maltreat[ mal-treet ]SEE DEFINITION OF maltreat
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MALTREAT
The peoples of Europe can maltreat, but happily not judge one another.
It was contrary to all the homely traditions at the farm to kill or maltreat a toad.
Consequently my uncle looked upon me as useless, and began to maltreat me again.
Crosby was her property, to browbeat and maltreat as seemed best to her.
You may maltreat him when I am away, but not before my eyes.
It was an heroic resolution, and shame that hunger should so maltreat it.
Now that men kiss the hands which maltreat them, it is the part of women to defy them.
If ever I see you maltreat a soldier I will report it at once to the commander of the regiment.
He wished to govern England in law and order, and not to maltreat the natives.
In the 12th section, they curse all who maltreat cardinals, bishops, or priests.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MALTREAT
- beat down
- keep down
- pick on
- prey on
- put down
- put screws to
- put the squeeze on
- put upon
- weigh heavy upon