Verb mishandle has 2 senses
  1. botch, bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, flub, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle, fluff, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, fuck up - make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"
    --1 is one way to fail, go wrong, miscarry
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  2. mismanage, mishandle, misconduct - manage badly or incompetently; "The funds were mismanaged"
    --2 is one way to manage, deal, care, handle
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something