Example sentences for: abused

How can you use “abused” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • This sort of ruling "absolutely increases abused women's level of risk" by seemingly encouraging their abusers, Ms.

  • "It's going to be hugely beneficial for our clients," said Candace Waldron, executive director of Help for Abused Women and their Children.

  • And why is it, the critics ask, that Quindlen's protagonist, the abused wife of a Brooklyn cop, sounds so much like a sophisticated Manhattan journalist?

  • According to rough estimates, around 35 percent of women on welfare roles claim they were sexually abused as children, compared with around 20 percent of the female population.

  • Allegations that the United States abused prisoners in its custody make it harder to build the diplomatic, political, and military alliances the government will need.


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