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Stacks of ballots were not being recounted as they were moved and handled, as would otherwise be standard to ensure none are lost or misplaced.
ARIZONA REPUBLICANS PUSH BACK AGAINST JUSTICE DEPARTMENT CONCERNS, SETTING UP POSSIBLE CLASH OVER MARICOPA COUNTY RECOUNTROSALIND HELDERMANMAY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Many believe that the project reflects the Narendra Modi government’s misplaced priorities.
A REAL ESTATE PROJECT HAS BECOME A SYMBOL OF THE INDIAN GOVERNMENT’S APATHY AMID THE COVID CRISISNIHARIKA SHARMAMAY 5, 2021QUARTZ
The best arguments for using Excelsior Pass are that you’re less likely to accidentally misplace an important record on a little piece of paper — and you’re more likely to move quickly through line.
WE TESTED THE FIRST STATE ‘VACCINE PASSPORT.’ HERE’S WHAT WORKED — AND DIDN’T.GEOFFREY FOWLERAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
His mummified corpse was found by hikers in the 1990s, but his stomach was mysteriously misplaced until a couple of years ago—and it turns out he definitely didn’t die hungry.
YOUR FAVORITE BRUNCH FOODS ARE THOUSANDS OF YEARS OLDPOPSCI STAFFMARCH 3, 2021POPULAR SCIENCE
Even if our pandemic-related guilt may be misplaced, Stoddard says we can still use the feeling for its positive function and make amends.
HOW TO COPE WITH PARENT GUILT, DURING THE PANDEMIC AND BEYONDEMILY EDLYNNFEBRUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She does not misplace her embellishments with the error of some human artists.
INSECT ARCHITECTUREJAMES RENNIE
I was so afraid I'd forget and flop down on them, or misplace something, that I came in here to read awhile.
THE LITTLE COLONEL: MAID OF HONORANNIE FELLOWS JOHNSTON
From ignorance we may misplace animals, and include them under the wrong division.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 09, NO. 51, JANUARY, 1862VARIOUS
She thought it cleverer to withhold trust from everybody, lest she misplace it in somebody.
WE CAN'T HAVE EVERYTHINGRUPERT HUGHES
But if we blew it up now, Slade will put the blame on us—— Tell you what—I'll just misplace the key.
BLOOM OF CACTUSROBERT AMES BENNET

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