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manhandled

verb
past tense of manhandle

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2 to inflict physical or emotional harm upon
  • if you see anyone manhandling a child, you should call the authorities

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“Manhandled.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/manhandled. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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