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The local misses what could have been if they had moved someplace distant and different.

It also completely misses the reason Dunham wrote “Barry” in the first place.

Besides the mendacity of it all, such a scheme misses the obvious truth that “the audience has a mind of its own.”

Say sometime in 2017, President Clinton misses getting some progressive bill passed in the Senate by two votes.

His supporters hosted a men-only fundraiser with this admonition on the invitation: “Tell the misses not to wait up.”

The Misses Sleek carried their point; had there been a Mrs. Warrender, their success would have been more than doubtful.

There had been a succession of battles royal between the Misses Sleek and their papa over the haymaking party.

"The Misses and Mr. Talbot" were presented in due form to the stranger, who had risen to leave the room.

Just the same as washing, but one misses it somehow, that is all, even when one is eating covered with mud.

This scarcity is a double loss to residents and visitors, for one misses it both for use and beauty.


On this page you'll find 93 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to misses, such as: loss, omission, want, default, fault, and defect.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.