- v. present participle of ill-treat.
“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.”
“At that, they seemed to understand that I was not ill-treating the youngster; for they stopped manhandling me, and allowed me to rise; while two of them took hold of Tammy, and kept him safe.”
“One needs a good name for one's father to enhance one's identity, and so ill-treating one's parents is out of the question.”
“English persons, therefore, of humanitarian and reformist disposition constantly went out to the Balkan Peninsula to see who was in fact ill-treating whom, and, being by the very nature of their perfectionist faith unable to accept the horrid hypothesis that everybody was ill-treating everybody else, all came back with a pet Balkan people established in their hearts as suffering and innocent, eternally the massacree and never the massacrer.”
“Because the man was rich he was not justified in ill-treating his wife.”
“During apartheid we fought whites because we could not separate them from the regime, but our brothers in power now must not think just because they are black we will excuse them for ill-treating us," Popcru president Zizamele Cebekhulu said, after the department's deputy director of labour relations, Hlanganisa”
“It was not immediately possible to reach officials in the regime of President Teodoro Obiang, who have denied previous accusations of ill-treating prisoners.”
“The chief policeman of the quarter came running up, and found a Christian ill-treating a Mussulman.”
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