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misprision

mis·pri·sion

misprision

 
pronunciation:
mIs prI zhn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: in law, misconduct in office by a public official.
definition 2: in law, an act of contempt against the government or courts.
definition 3: see misprision of felony.
Word Parts
The word misprision contains the following part:
pris, -prise, prehens, -prehend Latin root that means take, grasp