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misgive

mis·give

misgive

pronunciation:
mihs gIv
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: misgave, misgiven, misgives, misgiving
definition: to arouse doubt, fear, or suspicion in.
Her conscience misgave her.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to be doubtful, fearful, or suspicious.
similar words:
mistrust