ill-treat

verb
\ˈil-ˈtrēt \
ill-treated; ill-treating; ill-treats

Definition of ill-treat 

transitive verb

: to treat cruelly or improperly : maltreat

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Other Words from ill-treat

ill-treatment \ˈil-ˈtrēt-mənt \ noun

First Known Use of ill-treat

1689, in the meaning defined above

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