utilized or outdone by some one literally more powerful but psychologically weaker.
made use of improperly or extremely specially medicines
- put through cruel treatment
- of Abuse
(imp. & p. p.) of misuse
This ascendancy he abused by numerous acts of piracy which made him notorious throughout Greece; but his real purpose in building his navy was to become lord of all the islands of the archipelago and the mainland towns of Ionia.