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abuse

noun: cruel or inhumane treatment; "the child showed signs of physical abuse"

noun: a rude expression intended to offend or hurt; "when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse"; "they yelled insults at the visiting team"

noun: improper or excessive use; "alcohol abuse"; "the abuse of public funds"

verb: treat badly; "This boss abuses his workers"; "She is always stepping on others to get ahead"

verb: change the inherent purpose or function of something; "Don't abuse the system"; "The director of the factory misused the funds intended for the health care of his workers"

verb: use foul or abusive language towards; "The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket"; "The angry mother shouted at the teacher"

verb: use wrongly or improperly or excessively; "Her husband often abuses alcohol"; "while she was pregnant, she abused drugs"


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abuse

Length: 5 letters

Scrabble value: 7

Words with Friends value: 9

Literati value: 6

TWL (USA): Found

SOWPODS (UK): Found


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