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mistreat

verb

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to inflict physical or emotional harm upon
  • the foster parent who had been mistreating his charges was sent to jail

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The first known use of mistreat was in the 15th century

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“Mistreat.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mis-treat. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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