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miscarriage

mis·car·riage

miscarriage

 
pronunciation:
mIs kae rihj
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a failure to function correctly or achieve the right or desired results.
The verdict was a miscarriage of justice.
synonyms:
failure, malfunction, misfiring
similar words:
abortion, collapse, frustration, slip
definition 2: the spontaneous expulsion of a fetus from the uterus before it is viable, esp. in the early months of pregnancy.
similar words:
abortion
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