- v. present participle of misuse.
“However soon I realized that I'm wasting my time and these guys (including Admins) are insistent in misusing the Wikipedia to spread their own views.”
“I know not what you call misusing," replied I, "if beating their drums round his bed all night did not deserve that term.”
“If I hear my children misusing a word I try to help them understand the real meaning of that word.”
“That would take the idea of misusing collections off the boardroom table, and would go some distance toward securing these collections for future generations.”
“Two prominent California wine producers, Schramsberg (whose excellent sparkling wine served for the "toast to peace" between President Richard Nixon and Chinese Premier Zhou En Lai) and Beringer Vineyards have taken the proactive step of requesting that the Tax and Trade Bureau delete any of their old labels misusing the word "champagne.”
“The L-3 spokeswoman said the jury awarded $30 million in damages for "misusing" some Lockheed data and $7.2 million in damages for other claims alleging breach of agreements.”
“EU officials say one concern is that companies may be "misusing" patent laws to block new drugs made by rivals.”
“SABC chief executive Dali Mpofu should resign for "misusing" public funds, the Young Communist League (YCL) on Wednesday.”
“Amnesty International, released a report which said Zimbabwe, together with Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia were "misusing" some legal charges to stifle opposition.”
“The BJP saw in it a government strategy of "misusing" CBI as a political instrument keeping the Damocle's sword over "vulnerable" opposition leaders.”
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