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manhandle

verb [T] (HANDLE ROUGHLY)    /ˌmænˈhæn.dəl/
to touch or hold someone roughly and with force, often when taking them somewhere: There were complaints that the police had manhandled some of the demonstrators.Taking someone somewhere or telling them the wayInjuring and injuries
(Definition of manhandle verb (HANDLE ROUGHLY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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