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ill-timed | ill-treat | ill-treated | ill-treatment | ill-usage | ill-use | ill-used | ill-will | ill-wind | ill-wisher | illabile


Noun, Verb (usu participle)


     to treat badly.  [WordNet 1.5]



abuse, active use, appliance, application, atrocity, batter, bleed, bleed white, bruise, buffet, consumption, do violence to, do wrong by, do wrong to, drain, employ, employment, exercise, exertion, exploit, good use, hard usage, hard use, ill use, ill-treat, ill-treatment, ill-usage, impose upon, injure, injury, knock about, make use of, maltreat, maltreatment, manhandle, manipulate, maul, milk, mishandle, mistreat, mistreatment, misuse, molest, molestation, outrage, play on, presume upon, rough, rough up, rough usage, savage, stroke, suck dry, take advantage of, usage, use, use ill, using up, violation, violence, work on, work upon, wrong use




VB be hurtful, cause evil, produce evil, inflict evil, work evil, do evil, damnify, endamage, hurt, harm, injure, pain, wrong, aggrieve, oppress, persecute, trample upon, tread upon, bear hard upon, put upon, overburden, weigh down, weigh heavy on, victimize, run down, molest, maltreat, abuse, ill-use, ill-treat, buffet, bruise, scratch, maul, smite, do violence, do harm, do a mischief, stab, pierce, outrage, do mischief, make mischief, bring into trouble, destroy.


VB be malevolent, bear spleen, harbor spleen, bear a grudge, harbor a grudge, bear malice, betray the cloven foot, show the cloven foot, hurt, annoy, injure, harm, wrong, do harm to, do an ill office to, outrage, disoblige, malign, plant a thorn in the breast, molest, worry, harass, haunt, harry, bait, tease, throw stones at, play the devil with, hunt down, dragoon, hound, persecute, oppress, grind, maltreat, illtreat, ill-use, wreak one's malice on, do one's worst, break a butterfly on the wheel, dip one's hands in blood, imbrue one's hands in blood, have no mercy.

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