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ill-treat

verb

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to inflict physical or emotional harm upon
  • anyone who ill-treats their pets should not be allowed to have any

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The first known use of ill-treat was in 1689

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“Ill-treat.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ill-treat. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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