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Crossword Solutions for: ??USES

abuses

abuses
Cruel or inhumane treatment; "the child showed signs of physical abuse"
Improper or excessive use; "alcohol abuse"; "the abuse of public funds"
A rude expression intended to offend or hurt; "when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse"; "they yelled insults at the visiting team"
Change the inherent purpose or function of something; "Don't abuse the system"; "The director of the factory misused the funds intended for the health care of his workers"
Use wrongly or improperly or excessively; "Her husband often abuses alcohol"; "while she was pregnant, she abused drugs"
Use foul or abusive language towards; "The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket"; "The angry mother shouted at the teacher"
Treat badly; "This boss abuses his workers"; "She is always stepping on others to get ahead"

amuses

amuses
Make (somebody) laugh; "The clown amused the children"
Occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion; "The play amused the ladies"
Entertain (with)

bouses

bouses
Haul with a tackle

causes

causes
Cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner;
Give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally;
Any entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results
A series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end;
A comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy;
A justification for something existing or happening;
Events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something;

douses

douses
Cover with liquid; pour liquid onto; "souse water on his hot face"
Slacken; "douse a rope"
Lower quickly; "douse a sail"
Immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate; "dip the garment into the cleaning solution"; "dip the brush into the paint"
Dip into a liquid; "He dipped into the pool"
Wet thoroughly
Put out, as of a candle or a light; "Douse the lights"

mouses

mouses
Manipulate the mouse of a computer
To go stealthily or furtively; "..stead of sneaking around spying on the neighbor's house"

pauses

pauses
Temporary inactivity
A time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
Interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing; "The speaker paused"

reuses

reuses
Use again after processing; "We must recycle the cardboard boxes"

rouses

rouses
Cause to become awake or conscious; "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM."
Cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks"
Force or drive out; "The police routed them out of bed at 2 A.M."
Become active; "He finally bestirred himself"

souses

souses
Cover with liquid; pour liquid onto; "souse water on his hot face"
Cook in a marinade; "souse herring"
Become drunk or drink excessively
Immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate; "dip the garment into the cleaning solution"; "dip the brush into the paint"
The act of making something completely wet; "he gave it a good drenching"
Pork trimmings chopped and pickled and jelled
A person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually