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Meaning of ILL-USE

Pronunciation:  [n]'il'yoos, [v]'il'yooz, il yoos

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[v]  treat badly; "This boss abuses his workers"

ILL-USE is a 7 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: abuse, ill-treat, maltreat, mistreat
 See Also: do by, handle, kick around, treat



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