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misprint
  • n  a mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kind
  • v  print incorrectly
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misquote
  • n  an incorrect quotation
  • v  quote incorrectly
    He had misquoted the politician
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misreading
  • n  misinterpretation caused by inaccurate reading
  • v  read or interpret wrongly
  • v  interpret wrongly
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misrepresentation
  • n  a misleading falsehood
  • n  a willful perversion of facts
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miss
  • n  a young woman
  • n  a failure to hit (or meet or find etc)
  • n  a form of address for an unmarried woman
  • v  fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind
    I missed that remark
    She missed his point
  • v  feel or suffer from the lack of
    He misses his mother
  • v  fail to attend an event or activity
    I missed the concert
    He missed school for a week
  • v  leave undone or leave out
    How could I miss that typo?
    The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten
  • v  fail to reach or get to
    She missed her train
  • v  be without
    There is something missing in my jewelry box!
  • v  fail to reach
    The arrow missed the target
  • v  be absent
    The child had been missing for a week
  • v  fail to experience
    Fortunately, I missed the hurricane
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missal
  • n  (Roman Catholic Church) a book containing all the prayers and responses needed to celebrate Mass throughout the year
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missel_thrush
  • n  large European thrush that feeds on mistletoe berries
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misshapenness
  • n  an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed
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missile
  • n  a rocket carrying a warhead of conventional or nuclear explosives; may be ballistic or directed by remote control
  • n  a weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a targets but is not self-propelled
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missile_defence_system
  • n  naval weaponry providing a defense system
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missile_defense_system
  • n  naval weaponry providing a defense system
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missing_link
  • n  hypothetical organism formerly thought to be intermediate between apes and human beings
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mission
  • n  an organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work
  • n  an operation that is assigned by a higher headquarters
    the planes were on a bombing mission
  • n  a special assignment that is given to a person or group
    a confidential mission to London
  • n  the organized work of a religious missionary
  • n  a group of representatives or delegates
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mission_bells
  • n  herb of southwestern United States having dark purple bell-shaped flowers mottled with green
  • n  herb of northwestern America having green-and-purple bell-shaped flowers
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mission_impossible
  • n  an extremely dangerous or difficult mission
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missionary_position
  • n  a position for sexual intercourse; a man and woman lie facing each other with the man on top; so-called because missionaries thought it the proper position for primitive peoples
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