abused his

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  • It will teach him to think twice before he abuses his position again. Cited from Thomas Henry Huxley Vol. 3, by Leonard Huxley
  • He abused his authority to further the political ends of his party.
  • He is also known for abusing his small amount of public power for self-benefit.
  • I find it very hard to believe that this man would be capable of abusing his students.
  • And whatever great thing he may have done, it was certain that he was now abusing his power. Cited from Invisible Links, by Selma Lagerlof
  • The court found that he had abused his political office in connection with a hotel purchase.
  • God will not hold a person guiltless who abuses his body in any manner. Cited from The Key To Peace, by A. Marie Miles
  • This made him a notable figure -- the more so as he never abused his strength and courage. Cited from Famous Affinities of History (All), Lyndon Orr
  • At the same time, he ordered the dismissal of any officer who abused his authority.
  • Therefore, abusing his own position and standing, he came forward and perjured himself. Cited from King's Cutters and Smugglers 1700-1855, by E. Keble Chatterton
  • He returns home where he witnesses his father abusing his mother.
  • The way his father abused his mother made an indelible impression on his young mind.
  • No one who abuses his own country, its government or its Chief is entitled to protection from that country. Cited from Face to Face with Kaiserism, by James W. Gerard
  • Leaving his brother as king, who abused his power and squandered the countries wealth.
  • He was scolding and abusing his mother because she could not pay him the twenty-five dollars. Cited from Now or Never, by Oliver Optic
  • While building the store, the owner abused his contractor in many ways with money.
  • He talked continually about money, and about how people abused his confidence and his trust in men. Cited from Tramping on Life, by Harry Kemp
  • He was civil and respectful, especially in public, and never abused his situation. Cited from It Is Never Too Late to Mend, by Charles Reade
  • This second-hand dictator has the best reasons in the world for abusing his power. Cited from The Roman Question, by Edmond About
  • After losing yet another client, he turns to drinking and abuses his wife.
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