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mistreats

verb
present tense third-person singular of mistreat

Synonyms & Antonyms of mistreats

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

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“Mistreats.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mistreats. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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