misuse (v.) Old form(s): misus'd , misusde
disgrace, deride, abuse
AYL IV.i.186[Celia to Rosalind] You have simply misused our sex in your love-prate
MA II.i.219[Benedick to Don Pedro, of Beatrice] she misused me past the endurance of a block!
MW IV.ii.97[Mistress Page to Mistress Ford, of Falstaff] We cannot misuse him enough
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