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mess over

verb, slang

Synonyms and Antonyms of mess over

  1. to inflict physical or emotional harm upon <her no-good boyfriend has been messing her over for years> Synonyms brutalize, bully, ill-treat, ill-use, kick around, maltreat, manhandle, abuse [slang], mishandle, mistreat, misuseRelated Words molest, outrage, violate; harass, harm, hurt, injure, oppress, persecute, torment, torture; burn, sandbag, victimize, wrong; beat (up), mess (up), rough (up), work (over)Near Antonyms care (for), cherish, foster, nurture; baby, cater (to), coddle, favor, gratify, humor, indulge, mollycoddle, pamper, spoil




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