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    a question :)

    Then, too, he was sentimental, and like most sentimental people, he was both cruel and abused.
    what does "abused" mean in this sentence?
    does it mean that he was badly treated by other people?

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    does it mean that he was badly treated by other people?
    Yep

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    Just to add to what Basusero said ("Yep." lol), it should be noted that hear it's part of the overall juxtaposition -- he's both an abuser and an abusee...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Barmaley
    ...he's both an abuser and an abusee...
    "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you"? :P
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