Maltreat



[mal-treet] /mælˈtrit/

verb (used with object)
1.
to treat or handle badly, cruelly, or roughly; abuse:
to maltreat a prisoner.
/mælˈtriːt/
verb
1.
(transitive) to treat badly, cruelly, or inconsiderately
v.

1708, from French maltraiter, or formed in English from mal- + treat (v.). Related: Maltreated; maltreating.

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