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synonyms for mishandle

  • botch
  • bungle
  • err
  • flub
  • fumble
  • misdirect
  • mistreat
  • misuse
  • muff
  • abuse
  • blow
  • blunder
  • confound
  • goof
  • harm
  • misapply
  • misconduct
  • misgovern
  • overlook
  • pervert
  • prostitute
  • be incompetent
  • be inefficient
  • foul up
  • goof up
  • gum up
  • maladminister
  • mess up
  • misemploy
  • mismanager
  • screw up
See also synonyms for: mishandled / mishandles / mishandling
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antonyms for mishandle

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  • do well
  • succeed
  • benefit
  • fix
  • help
  • honor
  • respect
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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.
SENATOR TAMMY DUCKWORTH WANTS FDR MEMORIAL TO BE ACCESSIBLE FOR PEOPLE WITH ALL DISABILITIESABIGAIL ABRAMSMARCH 2, 2021TIME
Despite his best efforts, Wolfe is accused of mishandling the Ebola scourge, an allegation that strikes deep.
‘CATASTROPHIST’ OFFERS LESSONS FROM A PRE-COVID PLAGUEPATRICK FOLLIARDFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Not long ago, New York saw its first funeral director stripped of his license for mishandling the remains of Covid victims.
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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.
INSPECTORS GENERAL OF SEVERAL FEDERAL AGENCIES OPEN SWEEPING REVIEW OF SECURITY, INTELLIGENCE SURROUNDING CAPITOL ATTACKDEVLIN BARRETT, MISSY RYANJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It appears to be either the delaying of mail or mishandling by private contractors.
BABY CHICKS ARE DYING IN THE MAIL. ONE HATCHERY LOST 4,800 IN A SINGLE SHIPMENTCLAIRE ZILLMAN, REPORTERAUGUST 21, 2020FORTUNE
A man hasn't many privileges in this country, but he might at least be allowed to mishandle his own rifle.
LIFE'S HANDICAPRUDYARD KIPLING
I hope they'll be all right careful of them pianos and not mishandle them so they'll get out of tune.
BUCKY O'CONNORWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
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WORDS RELATED TO MISHANDLE

  • dissipate
  • exhaust
  • misemploy
  • mishandle
  • misuse
  • overburden
  • overtax
  • overwork
  • prostitute
  • spoil
  • squander
  • taint
  • waste
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.