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In 2018, she helped get a law passed that requires airlines to disclose the number of wheelchairs they lose, mishandle or break, and has been outspoken about needing to protect and enforce the Americans with Disabilities Act.

From TIme

Despite his best efforts, Wolfe is accused of mishandling the Ebola scourge, an allegation that strikes deep.

Not long ago, New York saw its first funeral director stripped of his license for mishandling the remains of Covid victims.

The announcement of such a probe, as the FBI’s sprawling national investigation into the attack is barely a week old, underscores the degree of concern in government circles that vital intelligence may have been missed or mishandled.

It appears to be either the delaying of mail or mishandling by private contractors.

From Fortune

That misstep turned the narrative into how Romney would handle (or mishandle) a crisis, rather than keeping the focus on Obama.

A man hasn't many privileges in this country, but he might at least be allowed to mishandle his own rifle.

I hope they'll be all right careful of them pianos and not mishandle them so they'll get out of tune.


On this page you'll find 62 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mishandle, such as: botch, bungle, err, flub, fumble, and misdirect.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.