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mishandle

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1 to inflict physical or emotional harm upon

  • having been shuffled from foster home to foster home, the orphaned girl felt she had been mishandled by an uncaring society
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take apart

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2 to abuse physically

  • adopted a sadly mishandled puppy from the pound
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3 to manage badly

  • we took over as soon as we realized that the fill-in had been mishandling the situation
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