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manhandle


manhandle

verb

Definition of MANHANDLE

1
to abuse physically <charges that the police manhandled peaceful protesters>
Synonyms maltreat, maul, mishandle, rough (up)
2
to inflict physical or emotional harm upon <if you see anyone manhandling a child, you should call the authorities>

March 06, 2015
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