ill-use ill-use

Definition(s):

  • (v) treat badly

Usage(s):

  1. Will Bill take her backseeing, through the story of her first marriage, and excuse for her acting out, and a parallel to his own ill-use by the compound as a teenager?.
  2. Talking about her love for Burgo, for instance, Trollope's Glencora says: "They told me he would ill-use me, and desert meperhaps beat me.
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incipient incipient
/ɪn ˈsɪ pi ənt /