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Synonyms for mistreat
mɪsˈtritmis·treat

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mistreat, maltreat, abuse, ill-use, step, ill-treatverb

    treat badly

    "This boss abuses his workers"; "She is always stepping on others to get ahead"

    Synonyms:
    pervert, maltreat, blackguard, step, tread, pace, abuse, clapperclaw, misuse, shout, ill-use, ill-treat

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  1. mistreatverb

    Synonyms:
    misuse, abuse, maltreat

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "mistreat":

    ill-treat, maltreat, taunt

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How to use mistreat in a sentence?

  1. Roger Holm:

    She just always had that courage about her, she never did like seeing people mistreat anybody.

  2. Caroline Heldman:

    Power in colleges has shifted dramatically in recent years to the administrative side, those of us who are tenured need to use our academic freedom because we're the only ones at institutions who have power to speak out when administrations mistreat Know Your.


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