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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Position wrongly; Lay (something) where one cannot find it again.

Usage examples (34)
  • Smith deserved to score - apart from a couple of misplaced passes - he'd been superb all night.
  • If I do but take one false step, misplace a word, or cast a look awry, I shall be sure to hear of it.
  • Here try to falter — there a word misplace:
  • This would certainly be the perfect time for the military to "misplace" a tactical nuke ... for more
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