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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Mistreating; Injuring either physically or emotionally.

Usage examples (33)
  • The husbandmen's baseness in abusing the messengers that were sent to them.
  • I can see circumstances where I could not continue; if the protagonist was engaged in abusing a child, for example.
  • There are crimes that can (and may have been committed) in abusing prosecutorial discretion or in obstructing justice.
  • And it must be confessed, that there is some amusement to be found in abusing someone as grotesquely obtuse as yourself. for more
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