Thesaurus / miscue
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“C.,” who was painfully conscious that he might have made a miscue in the matter of the quotation, answered sharply.

Cap'n Warren's WardsJoseph C. Lincoln

It hurts her more than anything to make a miscue on the charitable side.

The HelpersFrancis Lynde

Who originated this scheme of revising the Bible we do not know, but whoever it was made a miscue.

Peck's SunshineGeorge W. Peck

The miscue he made was to flash his Fortune in the Family Circle.

Ade's FablesGeorge Ade

It remained, though, not to muddle by any slip or miscue what Providence had vouchsafed.

Ladies and Gentlemen Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury) Cobb

Miscue, mis-kū′, n. at billiards, a stroke spoiled by the slipping off of the cue.

A miscue brought an oath from his lips, and he banged his cue upon the floor.

Parrot & Co.Harold MacGrath

You're no inventor, but you're always pretty handy in telling me where I make a miscue in my machines.

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