Definition of "ill-treating" [ill-treating]

  • (verb) Present participle of ill-treat.

Use "ill-treating" in a sentence

  • "Van Buren disparaged the president bitterly, said he was setting himself against his former New York friends on patronage matters, seemed intent on running for a second term, and was ill-treating Silas Wright."
  • "The cause of the pleasure thus enjoyed by the insolent man is that he thinks himself greatly superior to others when ill-treating them."
  • "It's not that the people there are ill-treating me or that I'm being deprived of meals and thrown into slavery; it's like revisiting something which you're supposed to be an expert at before realising that it's not what it had turned out to be."

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