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miscreant evil or malevolent; villainous. [2 definitions]
miscue in sports, an error, as in handling the ball. [6 definitions]
misdate to date incorrectly or assign an incorrect date to. [2 definitions]
misdeal to deal (a deck of playing cards) incorrectly. [2 definitions]
misdeed an unacceptable, evil, or illegal act.
misdemeanor in law, a class of illegal act that is less serious than a felony and carries a lighter sentence; minor offense.
misdirect to lead or direct incorrectly; give the wrong directions to. [2 definitions]
misdo to do incorrectly or poorly; bungle.
mise en scène (French) the way in which performers and props are arranged or directed for a theatrical or movie production.
misemploy to employ wrongly; misuse.
miser a greedy, ungenerous person, esp. one who lives in poor circumstances in order to hoard money.
miserable extremely unhappy, remorseful, or dissatisfied; feeling misery. [5 definitions]
Miserere the fifty-first psalm, or a musical setting for it. [2 definitions]
miserly of, like, or characteristic of a miser; penurious or stingy.
misery great unhappiness; extreme emotional distress. [3 definitions]
misfeasance a normally lawful act performed in an unlawful way. (Cf. malfeasance, nonfeasance.)
misfile to place in the wrong order in a filing system; file in the wrong order.
misfire to fail to detonate or go off correctly, as an explosive or gun. [3 definitions]
misfit a person who is not integrated into or is unsuited for his or her social environment, job, or the like. [2 definitions]
misfortune an instance of bad luck; unfortunate occurrence. [2 definitions]
misgive to arouse doubt, fear, or suspicion in. [2 definitions]