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synonyms for miss fire

  • abort
  • fall through
  • backslide
  • blunder
  • decline
  • deteriorate
  • fall
  • fizzle
  • flop
  • flounder
  • fold
  • founder
  • misfire
  • miss
  • slip
  • back wrong horse
  • be defeated
  • be demoted
  • be found lacking
  • be in vain
  • be ruined
  • break down
  • come to naught
  • come to nothing
  • fall flat
  • fall short
  • go astray
  • go down
  • go down swinging
  • go downhill
  • go up in smoke
  • go wrong
  • hit bottom
  • hit the skids
  • lose control
  • lose out
  • lose status
  • meet with disaster
  • miss the boat
  • miss the mark
  • play into
  • run aground
  • turn out badly
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antonyms for miss fire

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  • accomplish
  • achieve
  • ascend
  • build
  • correct
  • develop
  • do well
  • go up
  • improve
  • rise
  • succeed
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How to use miss fire in a sentence

But Lucy had noted, out of the corner of her watchful eye, the arrival of Miss Grains, indignant and perspiring.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
But with all her advantages Miss Solomonson failed with the old lord, and she abuses him to this day.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The strains of the syren at last woke her uncle, and brought back Miss Hood, who suggested that it was late.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
He, with others, thinking the miss-sahib had gone to church, was smoking the hookah of gossip in a neighboring compound.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Miss Christabel blushed furiously and emitted a sound half between a laugh and a scream.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
"A camp-fire would hardly flash and die out like that, Sarge," he answered thoughtfully.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
She got up and stood in front of the fire, having her hand on the chimney-piece and looking down at the blaze.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Miss Smith immediately rises from the table, puts up her dear little mouth to her papa to be kissed.
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
"It's always the way with them," sighed Miss Grains, who suffered from a complication of romantic tendency and very tight stays.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The fire had been heaped over with earth—to screen it from prying eyes, I suppose, while the good work went on.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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