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mishandles

verb , present tense third-person singular of 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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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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