misstep

[ mis-step ]SEE DEFINITION OF misstep

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MISSTEP

First to make the misstep is "it" for the time or for next game.

One misstep and you're liable to get the commissioner killed.

A misstep might precipitate him into the dark waters of the rushing stream.

The horses were tired, and a misstep or a stumble would be dangerous.

Mrs. Brace's voice had not faltered, although she must have seen the misstep.

Once there was a moment when a shadow of a misstep would have cost him his life.

But Caleb knew the way, and he went on his road without a misstep.

Not at all; he slipped, made a misstep; that may happen to anybody.

Pellas almost stumbles into an abyss—his brother has made a misstep.

He might have broken both arms and legs had he made a misstep.

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