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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To treat or use improperly; to use to a bad purpose; to misapply; as, to misuse one's talents.

2. (v. t.) To abuse; to treat ill.

3. (n.) Wrong use; misapplication; erroneous or improper use.

4. (n.) Violence, or its effects.

671. apochresis -- abuse, misuse
... abuse, misuse. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: apochresis Phonetic
Spelling: (ap-okh'-ray-sis) Short Definition: using up Definition: using up ...
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2710. katachraomai -- to make full use of
... overuse, misuse, abuse. From kata and chraomai; to overuse, ie Misuse -- abuse.
see GREEK kata. see GREEK chraomai. (katachresasthai) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
8591. ta'a' -- to mock
... deceive, misuse A primitive root; to cheat; by analogy, to maltreat -- deceive,
misuse. 8590, 8591. ta'a'. 8591a . Strong's Numbers.
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This Work is Written against those who Sophistically Assail the ...
... of Hippo, on the TrinityBook I. Chapter 1."This Work is Written Against Those Who
Sophistically Assail the Faith of the Trinity, Through Misuse of Reason. ...
/.../augustine/on the holy trinity/chapter 1 this work is written.htm

Self-Respect and Self-Righteousness
... We may misuse St. John's doctrine, that if we say we have no sin, we deceive
ourselves. ... This is one misuse of St. John's doctrine. ...
/.../kingsley/the good news of god/sermon xi self-respect and self-righteousness.htm

Thou Shalt not Take the Name of the Lord, Thy God, in Vain.
... Yet, to tell it in a few words, all misuse of the divine name occurs, first, in
worldly business and in matters which concern money, possessions, honor ...
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The Lord's Prayer, ix
... The temptation comes through our misuse of the circumstances which God offers us
as our opportunity. We turn these circumstances into temptations. ...
/.../peabody/mornings in the college chapel/lxxxviii the lords prayer ix.htm

God Makes Good Use of the Evil Deeds of Sinners.
... Accordingly, if all natures should guard their own proper measure and form and order,
there would be no evil: but if any one should wish to misuse these good ...
/.../chapter 37 name makes good.htm

Verbs, 72-84
... 80. Misuse of the Participle. The misuse of the participle marks a stage of its
decline. We find this tendency already manifesting itself in the LXX. ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/conybeare/a grammar of septuagint greek/verbs 72-84.htm

Paul's Estimate of Himself
... grace on which we depend for keeping our reservoir full, the less likelihood there
will be of touchy self-assertion, the less likelihood of the misuse of the ...
/.../romans corinthians to ii corinthians chap v/pauls estimate of himself.htm

The Ten Commandments
... We must fear, love, and trust God more than anything else. The Second Commandment.
You must not misuse your God's name. (Exodus 20:7). What does this mean? ...
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Moreover, Wisdom, when it is Found in a Man...
... This, moreover, is the chief good, to reverence God; for if once the impious man
fall away from Him, he shall not be suffered long to misuse his own folly. ...
/.../a metaphrase of the book of ecclesiastes/chapter viii moreover wisdom when.htm

The Jansenists
... It is true that there are only too many who misuse this Divine Sacrament. I myself
am the most guilty, and I beg you to pray that God may pardon me . . . . ...
/.../forbes/life of st vincent de paul/chapter 9 the jansenists.htm

Misuse (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To treat or use improperly; to use to a bad purpose;
to misapply; as, to misuse one's talents. ...Misuse (1 Occurrence). ...
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Abuse (17 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To put to a wrong use; to misapply; to misuse; to put to a bad use; to use
for a wrong purpose or end; to pervert; as, to abuse inherited gold; to make ...
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Wrest (8 Occurrences)
... In Peter it is the ignorant and unstedfast who so pervert and misuse some of the
difficult words of Paul, and they do it to their own destruction-a most ...
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Misunderstand (1 Occurrence)

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Misused (1 Occurrence)

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Pervert (18 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To turn away from what is right; to misuse;
to divert. 2. (vt) To turn from truth, rectitude, or ...
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Josiah (51 Occurrences)
... with state affairs, however, belongs to succeeding reigns; but some prophecies of
his, notably those revealing his attitude toward the temple misuse (7:1-15 ...
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Code (6 Occurrences)
... Here also Hammurabi's care for those of a meaner position is exhibited, since he
issues rigid regulations against misuse of the power of office and punishes ...
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Election (6 Occurrences)
... subject we are amply prepared for the large range of Scriptures which on the other
hand condemn and preclude, for the humble disciple, so gross a misuse of the ...
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... Here also Hammurabi's care for those of a meaner position is exhibited, since he
issues rigid regulations against misuse of the power of office and punishes ...
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Bible Concordance
Misuse (1 Occurrence)

Psalms 139:20 For they go against you with evil designs, and your haters make sport of your name.
(See NIV)



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Code (6 Occurrences)

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