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MISINTEND, mis-in-tend', _v.t._ to misdirect.

MISINTERPRET, mis-in-t[.e]r'pret, _v.t._ to interpret wrongly: to explain wrongly.--_ns._ MISINTERPRET[=A]'TION; MISINTER'PRETER.

MISJOIN, mis-join', _v.t._ to join improperly or unfitly.--_n._ MISJOIN'DER (_law_), an incorrect union of parties or of causes of actions in a suit.

MISJUDGE, mis-juj', _v.t._ and _v.i._ to judge wrongly.--_n._ MISJUDG'MENT.

MISKEN, mis-ken', _v.t._ (_Scot._) to be, or to appear, ignorant of.

MISKNOW, mis-n[=o]', _v.t._ to misapprehend.--_n._ MISKNOWL'EDGE.

MISLABEL, mis-l[=a]'bel, _v.t._ to mark with a wrong descriptive label, &c.

MISLAY, mis-l[=a]', _v.t._ to lay in a wrong place or in one not remembered: to lose:--_pa.p._ mislaid'.

MISLE, miz'l. See MIZZLE.

MISLEAD, mis-l[=e]d', _v.t._ to guide into error: to cause to mistake:--_pa.p._ misled'.--_n._ MISLEAD'ER.--_adj._ MISLEAD'ING, deceptive.--_adv._ MISLEAD'INGLY.

MISLEARED, mis-l[=e]rd', _adj._ (_Scot._) mistaught: wrongly informed, imposed upon.


MISLIGHT, mis-l[=i]t', _v.t._ to lead astray by a light.

MISLIKE, mis-l[=i]k', _v.t._ to dislike: to disapprove of.--_n._ dislike: disapprobation.--_n._ MISLIKE'NESS, a misleading resemblance.

MISLIPPEN, mis-lip'n, _v.t._ (_Scot._) to disappoint, deceive: to neglect to pay attention to anything.

MISLIVE, mis-liv', _v.i._ to live a bad life.

MISLUCK, mis-luk', _v.i._ to meet with bad luck, to fail.--_n._ ill-luck.

MISMANAGE, mis-man'[=a]j, _v.t._ to conduct badly: to conduct carelessly.--_n._ MISMAN'AGEMENT.

MISMANNERS, mis-man'[.e]rz, bad manners.

MISMATCH, mis-mach', _v.t._ to match unsuitably.--_n._ MISMATCH'MENT.

MISMATED, mis-m[=a]t'ed, _adj._ (_Tenn._) ill-matched.

MISMEASURE, mis-mezh'[=u]r, _v.t._ to measure wrongly.--_n._ MISMEAS'UREMENT.

MISNAME, mis-n[=a]m', _v.t._ to call by the wrong name.

MISNOMER, misn[=o]'m[.e]r, _n._ a misnaming: a wrong name. [O. Fr., from Fr. _mes-_ and _nommer_--L. _nomin[=a]re_, to name.]

MISOBSERVE, mis-ob-z[.e]rv', _v.t._ and _v.i._ to observe incorrectly.

MISOCAPNIC, mis-o-kap'nik, _adj._ hating smoke, esp. that of tobacco.

MISOCLERE, mis'o-kl[=e]r, _adj._ (_Fuller_) hating the clergy. [Gr.

_misein_, to hate, _kl[=e]ros_, clergy.]

MISOGAMIST, mis-og'a-mist, _n._ a hater of marriage.--_n._ MISOG'AMY. [Gr.

_misein_, to hate, _gamos_, marriage.]

MISOGYNIST, mis-oj'i-nist, _n._ a woman-hater.--_adjs._ MISOGYNIST'ICAL, MISOG'YNOUS.--_n._ MISOG'YNY. [Gr. _misein_, to hate, _gyn[=e]_, a woman.]

MISOLOGY, mi-sol'o-ji, _n._ hatred of reason.--_n._ MISOL'OGIST. [Gr., _misein_, to hate, _logos_, reason.]

MISOTHEISM, mis'o-th[=e]-izm, _n._ hatred of God. [Gr. _misein_, to hate, _theos_, God.]

MISPAINT, mis-p[=a]nt', _v.t._ to paint in false colours.

MISPERSUASION, mis-p[.e]r-sw[=a]'zhun, _n._ a wrong persuasion or notion: a false opinion.

MISPLACE, mis-pl[=a]s', _v.t._ to put in a wrong place: to set on an improper object.--_n._ MISPLACE'MENT.

MISPLAY, mis-pl[=a]', _n._ a wrong play.

MISPLEAD, mis-pl[=e]d', _v.i._ to plead wrongly.--_n._ MISPLEAD'ING, an error in pleading.

MISPLEASE, mis-pl[=e]z', _v.t._ to displease.

MISPOINT, mis-point', _v.t._ to punctuate wrongly.

MISPOLICY, mis-pol'i-si, _n._ bad policy.

MISPRACTICE, mis-prak'tis, _n._ misconduct.

MISPRAISE, mis-pr[=a]z', _v.t._ to praise falsely.

MISPRINT, mis-print', _v.t._ to print wrong.--_n._ a mistake in printing.

MISPRISE, mis-pr[=i]z', _v.t._ to slight, undervalue. [O. Fr _mespriser_--pfx. _mes-_, amiss, Low L. _preti[=a]re_--L. _pretium_, price.]

MISPRISION, mis-prizh'un, _n._ mistake: (_law_) criminal oversight or neglect in respect to the crime of another: any serious offence, failure of duty--_positive_ or _negative_, according as it is maladministration or mere neglect.--MISPRISION OF HERESY, TREASON, &c., knowledge of and failure to give information about heresy, treason, &c. [O. Fr., _mes-_, ill, Low L.

_prension-em_--L. _prehend[)e]re_, to take.]

MISPRIZE, mis-pr[=i]z', _v.t._ (_Shak._) to mistake.

MISPRONOUNCE, mis-pro-nowns', _v.t._ to pronounce incorrectly.--_n._ MISPRONUNCI[=A]'TION, wrong or improper pronunciation.

MISPROUD, mis-prowd', _adj._ unduly proud.

MISPUNCTUATE, mis-pungk't[=u]-[=a]t, _v.t._ and _v.i._ to punctuate wrongly.--_n._ MISPUNCTU[=A]'TION.

MISPURSUIT, mis-pur-s[=u]t', _n._ a mistaken pursuit.

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