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to treat someone in a cruel or violent way
to treat someone in an unfair or cruel way
to treat people who are less powerful in an unfair and cruel way
to behave in a cruel or unfair way towards someone or something
to behave in an unkind way to someone who wants kindness or love from you
to say or do something in order to cause someone emotional pain
to treat someone in a cruel way over a long period and gradually destroy their confidence or strength
to treat someone badly and in an unfair way, especially by giving them orders
to treat someone in an unkind and unfair way
a start-up … whose value has reached more than one billion US dollars
a bird with a long thin beak that lives mainly in wet areas
an afternoon full of crafts
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