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misgovern

See definition of misgovern on Dictionary.com
  • as inmishandle/mismanage
  • as inmishandle
  • as inmismanage

synonyms for misgovern

  • err
  • botch
  • flub
  • muff
  • fumble
  • mistreat
  • misuse
  • bungle
  • blow
  • goof
  • harm
  • pervert
  • overlook
  • blunder
  • confound
  • abuse
  • misapply
  • misconduct
  • prostitute
  • foul up
  • mess up
  • screw up
  • gum up
  • misdirect
  • be incompetent
  • be inefficient
  • goof up
  • maladminister
  • misemploy
  • mismanager
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antonyms for misgovern

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  • handle
  • manage
  • help
  • fix
  • succeed
  • do well
  • respect
  • honor
  • benefit
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How to use misgovern in a sentence

The ruling power cannot be withdrawn from those to whom it has been committed; nor can they be punished for misgovern-ment.
ANCIENT AND MODERN CELEBRATED FREETHINKERSCHARLES BRADLAUGH, A. COLLINS, AND J. WATTS
For the sake of dishonorable peace they leave these native states to misgovern themselves and stink to high heaven!
RUNG HO!TALBOT MUNDY
For, to misgovern well, one must open his purse as often as he forces the purses of others.
THE BOOK OF KHALIDAMEEN RIHANI
We may govern ourselves as we please, we may misgovern ourselves as we please.
THE LAST VOYAGELADY (ANNIE ALLNUTT) BRASSEY
The bulk of the proceeds fell into the hands of the clergy and the hidalgos sent out to rob and misgovern the islands.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSRAMON REYES LALA
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WORDS RELATED TO MISGOVERN

  • abuse
  • be incompetent
  • be inefficient
  • blow
  • blunder
  • botch
  • bungle
  • confound
  • err
  • flub
  • foul up
  • fumble
  • goof
  • goof up
  • gum up
  • harm
  • maladminister
  • mess up
  • misapply
  • misconduct
  • misdirect
  • misemploy
  • misgovern
  • mismanager
  • mistreat
  • misuse
  • muff
  • overlook
  • pervert
  • prostitute
  • screw up
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.