maltreat


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to hurt or injure by maltreatment

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While the deeds of Emil Gluck were all that was abominable, we cannot but feel, to a certain extent, pity for the unfortunate, malformed, and maltreated genius.
In this perilous enterprise they are occasionally joined by the Flatheads, the persecutions of the Blackfeet having produced a close alliance and cooperation between these luckless and maltreated tribes.
Therefore, and because she was a dependent, Miss Monflathers had a great dislike to Miss Edwards, and was spiteful to her, and aggravated by her, and, when she had compassion on little Nell, verbally fell upon and maltreated her as we have already seen.
Laurie threw back his head, and laughed so heartily at this attack, that the felt hat fell off, and Jo walked on it, which insult only afforded him an opportunity for expatiating on the advantages of a rough-and-ready costume, as he folded up the maltreated hat, and stuffed it into his pocket.
Chase was given to some scores of inoffensive persons who had never been near the Old Bailey in their lives, in the realisation of this fancy, and they were roughly hustled and maltreated. The transition to the sport of window-breaking, and thence to the plundering of public-houses, was easy and natural.
That, marching him constantly up and down by the collar (as if he had been taking too much laudanum), she, at those times, shook him, rumpled his hair, made light of his linen, stopped his ears as if she confounded them with her own, and otherwise tousled and maltreated him.
Pursuant to Republic Act (RA) 7610, inflicting physical injuries on a minor child to maltreat or malign him/her in a manner that would debase, demean, or degrade his/her dignity constitutes child abuse with a heavier penalty than the crime of physical injuries under the Revised Penal Code.
If women are synonymous with children, it becomes a huge puzzle and an irony that some women maltreat their own children.
This time we put ourselves in the spotlight and we will be fiercely criticized by countries which beat, drive out and maltreat migrants on their territories.
Crime could start the moment you allow any members of your family to maltreat or harass your house helps, let your husband drive like crazy on the road, if you just shrug off your daughter's displeasing remarks against others, or if you care less about where your son go out at night.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Israeli soldiers from the prison unit Nahshon used dogs to intimidate and maltreat a number of transferred detainees in Ofer jail.
"My whole theme was the way we maltreat royal persons, making them at once superhuman and yet less than human" Award-winning novelist Hilary Mantel explains that her comments on the Duchess of Cambridge had been deliberately misunderstood by the press "Don't talk about her.
It then summarises the characteristics of parents who are likely to maltreat their children and also of the children most likely to be maltreated.
What's not known is if women who breastfeed are by nature less likely to maltreat their children or if breastfeeding lessens the chances that a mother will abuse her child.
The 22-year-old Army reservist entered her pleas to two counts of conspiracy to maltreat prisoners, four counts of maltreating prisoners and one count of committing an indecent act.