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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

v. - Identified incorrectly.

Usage examples (24)
  • Verb (used with object) : I mistook him for the mayor
  • Like the inventors of the Backstreet Boys, pet rocks and the Macarena dance, Sarah Palin mistook fame for actual talent and durability.
  • GPA's Foley admits his company mistook the prevailing mood.
  •  He mistook men's unease for fear, and women's for coyness. for more
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