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misstep

mis·step

misstep

 
pronunciation:
mihs step
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a mistaken placement of the foot.
synonyms:
slip, stumble, trip
similar words:
fall, falter, lurch, stagger, totter, wobble
definition 2: a mistake in conduct.
synonyms:
error, faux pas, gaffe, slip, slip-up
similar words:
blunder, boner, dereliction, fault, goof, indiscretion, infraction, lapse, misbehavior, misconduct, misdeed, mistake, offense, peccadillo, transgression, trespass
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