Abuses synonyms

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Alternative form of ill-treat.
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To move with the feet in a particular manner:
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To treat in a rough or cruel way; abuse.
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To treat someone, or something roughly or badly.
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To utter a shout; cry out loudly
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To mistreat or abuse.
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To turn to an improper use; misuse
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To handle badly or roughly; abuse, maltreat, or mismanage
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To appropriate dishonestly for one's own use; embezzle.
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To apply incorrectly; to misuse.
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To defile is defined as to make something unclean, either literally or figuratively.
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To do damage to
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To bring great evil upon; to be the cause of serious harm or unhappiness to; to furnish with that which will be a cause of deep trouble; to afflict or injure grievously; to harass or torment.
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Censure is defined as to criticize or judge in a harsh manner.
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To castigate is to criticize or punish someone severely.
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To cause to seem little or smaller than something else:
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To worry, annoy, or frustrate.
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To insult openly or purposely; offend; slight
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In a wrong manner; mistakenly or erroneously:
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Vituperate is defined as to speak meanly about someone or something.
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To do harm to (property or qualities considered sacred); desecrate or defile.
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To say defamatory things about someone or something.
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To injure or kill.
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Traduce is to say mean and untrue things about a person or thing, or to betray.
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To impose and collect a tax from (a person).
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Slander is to make false statements about someone, usually to hurt his reputation.
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To find fault with angrily; rebuke or chide severely
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(Archaic) To injure.
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To revile is to criticize in an abusive or hostile way, or to spread negative information about.
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(Rare) To bring shame and disgrace upon; be a cause of discredit to
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(Usually passive) To transport with joy or delight; to delight to ecstasy.
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To rape is to force someone to engage in sexual intercourse against their will or to pillage and destroy something.
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Punish is to impose suffering or penalty, or to treat someone in an harsh manner.
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To put to a wrong or unworthy use; to make a base employment of; to debase; to abuse; to defile.
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To trouble or annoy constantly
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The definition of oppress is to keep something down using cruel or unjust power.
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To handle or treat roughly, causing damage:
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To falsify (figures, accounts, etc.) for one's own purposes or profit; rig
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(Archaic) To treat with malice; to show hatred toward; to abuse; to wrong.
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To treat with gross insensitivity, insolence, or contemptuous rudeness.
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To do physical harm or damage to; hurt
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To assign as a characteristic; credit:
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To harm or damage in some way; be bad for
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To do harm to; hurt, damage, etc.
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To commit a fault: archaic except in racket sports
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To make use of selfishly or unethically:
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To speak of in a slighting or disrespectful way.
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To harm or insult a sacred thing.
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(Intransitive) To take away (something from something else) in a way which leaves it lessened. [from 16th c.]
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To deal with, study, or develop completely and thoroughly
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To waste or squander
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To make weak, feeble, or emaciated; wear away the strength, vigor, or life of
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To waste, lavish, splurge; to spend lavishly or profusely; to dissipate.
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(--- Computers) To damage (data) in a file or on a disk.
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To lower the value of (a currency) by reducing the amount of valuable metal in the coins.
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To damage, as a lance, without breaking it; also, to break, as a lance, but usually in an unknightly or unscientific manner.
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To debase, especially morally; corrupt.
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To work or use to excess
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To subject (another) to hostile or prejudicial remarks or actions; pressure or intimidate.
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(Dated) To corrupt or profane
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Outrage is defined as to deeply insult someone, or to commit a violent act against someone.
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To mar or impair the enjoyment, quality, or functioning of
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To inflict damage, especially disfiguring damage, on.
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To destroy, spoil, or damage irreparably
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To act inappropriately in the eyes of peers, to backstab, to verbally abuse.
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To annoy, harass, or tease
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To subject (an adult) to unwanted sexual contact.
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To subject to repeated beatings or physical abuse.
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To distress; afflict.
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To cause to weaken, be damaged, or diminish, as in quality:
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The definition of assail is to physically or verbally attack someone.
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(Now rare) To perform, do (something) without authority; to lay claim to without permission. [from 14th c.]
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To arrange (pages of type or plates) in a frame in the proper order of printing
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(Often with “up"") To exhaust the supply of; to consume by employing
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An instance of this; scornful insult
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A scurrilous act or remark
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The condition of disgrace suffered as a result of abuse or vilification; ill repute.
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Damage or harm done to or suffered by a person or thing:
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(Law) Loss of character and of certain civil rights sustained by a person convicted of an infamous crime
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A false statement maliciously made to injure another's reputation.
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The harmful or offensive touching of any part of another person’s body or of something, such as clothing or carried umbrella, that is so closely attached to the person that it is customarily regarded as part of the person. The touching may be in anger or a result of some other intentional wrong. Any amount of touching is considered a battery, even if harmless, if it is offensive to the person who is touched. See also assault and mayhem.
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Criticism or invective which is sustained and considered to be overly harsh; the act of vituperating; abuse; severe censure; blame.
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Interruption; disturbance
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A section of verse concerning a single theme; a laisse.
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An instance of such abnormal activity or behaviour; rape.
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The illegal misuse of money or property in lawful keeping.
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A severe or violent censure or reproach.
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A humiliating condition or circumstance.
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An act of disrespect or impiety towards something considered sacred.
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The utterance of a false statement that harms the reputation of another. Although most state laws require that a defamatory statement be made with knowledge of its falsehood, in some jurisdictions a cause of action exists for negligent defamation. Libel (involving a written false statement, including statements transmitted on the Internet) and slander (spoken, as opposed to written, false statements), are both forms of defamation.
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A cause for condemning
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Corrective punishment; chastisement; reproof; pungent criticism.
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Persistent attacks and criticism causing worry and distress.
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The definition of injustice is something that is not fair or just.
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The result of being impaired; a deterioration or weakening; a disability or handicap; an inefficient part or factor.
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The act of debasing or the state of being debased; a lowering, especially in character or quality.
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(Military) The protection of the interior walls of a fortification from enfilading fire, as by covering them, or by a high parapet on the exposed side.
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The wrongful, fraudulent or corrupt use of other's funds in one's care.
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(Geology) A gradual wearing down or wasting, as of rocks and banks, by the action of water, frost etc.
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A fence or balustrade made of rails and posts
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To regard with deep respect, love, and awe; venerate
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To regard with respect; prize.
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Shakespeare
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(Intransitive) To receive a benefit (from); to be a beneficiary.
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To abide by an agreement.
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(Of a person or thing) To consider to be precious.
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To hold dear; to embrace with interest; to indulge; to encourage; to foster; to promote; as, to cherish religious principle.
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To respect greatly; regard highly; esteem
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To preserve is to protect or keep something as it is or in its original state.
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To support by words or writing; to vindicate, talk in favour of.
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To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
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To show fondness, regard, or respect for by giving a gift or performing a favor.
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The definition of approve is to say you like something or you are alright with it happening.
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To praise enthusiastically and often publicly.
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To praise or acclaim.
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To laud the glory of (God, etc.), as in song; glorify; extol
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An argument in support or justification of something.
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A shout or salute of enthusiastic approval.
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Any expression of approval or praise
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Formal consent or sanction
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That which is the ground of approbation or praise.
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Preservation is the act of maintaining, protecting or keeping something in existence.
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