Third-person singular simple present indicative form of abuse.(verb)
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Use "abuses" in a sentence
"But, I ask, was a government, despotic in its constitution, depriving all its subjects of political power, and extending absolute control over their property and persons -- was such a government, independently of the consideration of its _abuses_, (if indeed we may speak of the abuses of what is in itself an _abuse_,) sinless?"
"On a visit to Ohio, Obama again criticized the health insurance industry to make his case for a revamp of the system to rein in what he called abuses by insurers, declaring it is time for "health insurance reform, right now!""
"He deplored and campaigned against what he called the abuses of executive power on national security and civil liberties policies under George W. Bush and"