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cruel or inhumane treatment
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the physical or emotional or sexual mistreatment of children
failure of caretakers to provide adequate emotional and physical care for a child
the act of persecuting (especially on the basis of race or religion)
a cruel act; a deliberate infliction of pain and suffering
the act of piercing with a sharpened stake as a form of punishment or torture
the act of subjugating by cruelty
organized persecution of an ethnic group (especially Jews)
handing over prisoners to countries where torture is allowed
the deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield information or to make a confession or for any other reason
an act of atrocious cruelty
the practice of treating (someone or something) badly
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