Treat (a person or animal) badly, cruelly, or unfairly: it is a moving tale about how the white man mistreated American Indians a dog which has been mistreated will remain very wary of strangers
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- We cannot hunt, abuse and mistreat people in a quest for justice.
- Perpetrators can be parents who abuse and mistreat their children at home before they come to camp.
- A report published today by the pressure group Animal Aid claims that York livestock market mistreats its cattle.
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