ill-treat

[il-treet] /ˈɪlˈtrit/
verb (used with object)
1.
to treat badly; maltreat; abuse.
Origin
1695–1705
Related forms
ill-treatment, noun
British Dictionary definitions for ill treat
ill-treat
 
vb
(tr) to behave cruelly or harshly towards; misuse; maltreat
 
ill-'treatment
 
n

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