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synonyms for manhandling

  • maltreat
  • maul
  • mistreat
  • rough up
  • abuse
  • batter
  • beat
  • damage
  • handle
  • mangle
  • paw
  • pull
  • push
  • roughhouse
  • bung up
  • knock about
  • slap around
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antonyms for manhandling

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  • protect
  • treat well
  • benefit
  • help
  • preserve
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How to use manhandling in a sentence

The NFL’s doormat, the team that was outscored by its opponents this season, manhandled the franchise that tormented it for decades.
BROWNS SHAKE OFF THEIR HISTORY, SECURE FIRST PLAYOFF WIN SINCE 1995ADAM KILGORE, DES BIELERJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Chubb shredded the Steelers for runs of 17 and 20 yards, Cleveland’s offensive line manhandling the Steelers.
BROWNS SHAKE OFF THEIR HISTORY, SECURE FIRST PLAYOFF WIN SINCE 1995ADAM KILGORE, DES BIELERJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Tigers’ defense has been manhandled on all but one drive and the Buckeyes could put the game away with another score.
JUSTIN FIELDS OUTDUELS TREVOR LAWRENCE AS OHIO STATE UPSETS CLEMSON IN PLAYOFF SEMIFINALEMILY GIAMBALVO, KAREEM COPELANDJANUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Yes; but it wasnt manhandling; it was brute-handling, beast-handling.
THE SNOW-BURNERHENRY OYEN
Physically I had fully recovered from my terrible manhandling, but in spirit I still writhed at the outrage of it.
THE TRAIL OF '98ROBERT W. SERVICE
Suddenly the mountain of flesh and the debile victim that he was ruthlessly manhandling disappeared from view.
OFFICER 666BARTON W. CURRIE
"I can hardly believe you are the same man I saw manhandling your enemy an hour ago," she declared.
THE PRIDE OF PALOMARPETER B. KYNE
Presently the giant paused in manhandling his men, and sniffed the air.
THE MOON COLONYWILLIAM DIXON BELL
Half a dozen porters began manhandling their bags from the top of the bus.
COMBATDALLAS MCCORD REYNOLDS
By manhandling Bud Hemmingway for wrapping up the wrong ankle, maam!
THE RANCHMANCHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
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WORDS RELATED TO MANHANDLING

  • crime
  • damage
  • defilement
  • harm
  • hurt
  • impairment
  • injury
  • malevolence
  • maltreatment
  • manhandling
  • misdeed
  • offense
  • pollution
  • violation
  • wrongdoing
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