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I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask about song lyrics. Apologies if it isn't.

The Michael Jackson song Scream includes the line "Your bash abusin' victimize within the scheme" multiple times, and I have confirmed from multiple sources that this is the correct lyric. But even as a native speaker, I find this line very confusing - it doesn't quite even seem like English to me.

It would make sense if he said "Your abuse victimize(s) within the scheme," so I guess it is mainly the "bash" that is throwing me.

It would make sense if "bash" were some sort of drug (or really anything that can be abused) - like "Your cocaine abusin' victimize within the scheme" - but I cannot find any definition of "bash" that fits with that interpretation.

It would also make sense if "bash" was a word that could describe abuse - like "your horrible abusin' victimize within the scheme" - but I can't match that to any known definition of "bash" either.

So... what does it mean?

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