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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Manage badly or incompetently; Make a mess of, destroy or ruin.

Usage examples (36)
  • The Mets did not "mishandle" Church's injury - concussion management is generally trial and error
  • They mishandle life, and with good intent do harm.
  • Police officers and technicians mishandle evidence.
  • It's less chance for somebody to mishandle the bag. for more
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