Ill-use



[verb il-yooz; noun il-yoos] /verb ˈɪlˈyuz; noun ˈɪlˈyus/

verb (used with object), ill-used, ill-using.
1.
to treat badly, unjustly, cruelly, etc.
noun
2.
Also, ill-usage. bad, unjust, or cruel treatment.
verb (ˈɪlˈjuːz)
1.
to use badly or cruelly; abuse; maltreat
noun (ˈɪlˈjuːs)
2.
harsh or cruel treatment; abuse

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