Mistreat



[mis-treet] /mɪsˈtrit/

verb (used with object)
1.
to treat badly or abusively.
/ˌmɪsˈtriːt/
verb
1.
(transitive) to treat badly
v.

mid-15c.; see mis- (1) + treat (v.). Related: Mistreated; mistreating.

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