Definition of misuse:
misemploy, molest, ravish, clapperclaw, shout, deprave, injure, pervert, reproach, sophisticate, aggrieve, wrong, mishandling, perversion, perversion, misappropriation, demoralise, misappropriate, convolute, demoralize, damage, misapply, defame, abuse, mistreat, misdirect, disparage, ruin, rail at, vilify, help, revilement, harm, twist around, vilification, vitiate, blackguard, impose on _or_ oppress, vituperate, misapplication, victimize, contumely, profane, revile, malign, treat well, upon, step, misapplication, mishandle, insult, ill-usage, slander, prostitute, subvert, corrupt, persecute, twist.
- "The Adventure of Living", John St. Loe Strachey.
- "Essays On Work And Culture", Hamilton Wright Mabie.
- "A Tale of Two Cities A Story of the French Revolution", Charles Dickens.