What is another word for misused?

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Verb
(of time or an opportunity) To have failed to take advantage of
Verb
To have exploited someone for one's personal gain
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Past tense for to inflict emotional or physical harm or distress upon
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“She was the first one of his many masters that had not beaten or misused him.”
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Past tense for to use (something) in the wrong way or for the wrong purpose
“In actuality, the problem is not the weapons themselves but the people who misuse them.”
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Past tense for to use or expend carelessly, extravagantly, or to no purpose
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Past tense for to alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
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Past tense for use too much
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Past tense for not make use of
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Past tense for to administer wrongly or badly
Adjective
Having been subjected to oppression
Adjective
Not found or noticed
Adjective
Used or expended carelessly
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