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Synonyms for misfire

verb fail
  • backfire
  • fall flat
  • fizzle
  • flop
  • abort
  • blunder
  • explode
  • flounder
  • miscarry
  • miss
  • slip
  • break down
  • come to nothing
  • fall short
  • fizz out
  • fizzle out
  • go up in smoke
  • go wrong
  • peter out
  • poop out

Antonyms for misfire

  • correct
  • do well
  • succeed
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to misfire

fizzle

verb. collapse, fall through
  • abort
  • be a fiasco
  • come to nothing
  • die
  • end
  • end in defeat
  • end in disappointment
  • fail
  • fold
  • miscarry
  • misfire
  • miss the mark
  • peter out
  • wane

flash in the pan

noun. momentary success
  • brief success
  • bugbear
  • dud
  • fad
  • failure
  • misfire
  • nine days' wonder
  • wet squib
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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