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misshapen badly or improperly formed or shaped.
missile an object or weapon that is thrown, shot, or otherwise projected, usu. at a distant target. [2 definitions]
missilery the science of making and using guided or ballistic missiles. [2 definitions]
missing not where something or someone should be; absent. [2 definitions]
missing link a certain creature, not yet discovered, that would represent the supposed evolutionary stage between ape and man. [2 definitions]
mission a group of people sent to a foreign location to establish relations and conduct trade or do diplomatic or religious work. [7 definitions]
missionary a person, usually a member of a church or religious order, who is sent to a foreign country to convert the people to his or her religion, or to teach in or establish schools, or to serve as medical personnel in clinics or hospitals. [3 definitions]
missionary position a position for sexual intercourse in which the man lies on top of the woman, who is lying on her back.
Mississippi a U.S. state on the Gulf of Mexico between Alabama and Louisiana. (abbr.: MS) [2 definitions]
Mississippian of or pertaining to the Mississippi River or the state of Mississippi. [4 definitions]
Mississippi River a river that flows from Minnesota south through the Midwest, along the border between Mississippi and Louisiana, and into the Gulf of Mexico.
missive a message in writing; letter.
Missouri a Midwestern U.S. state between Kansas and Illinois. (abbr.: MO) [2 definitions]
Missouri River a river that flows from Montana mainly southeast until it joins the Mississippi River in Missouri. It is the longest river in the United States and is the main tributary of the Mississippi.
misspeak to state or pronounce incorrectly.
misspell to spell in an incorrect way.
misspelling a word that is spelled incorrectly.
misspend to spend or use up unwisely; waste.
misstate to describe inaccurately or misleadingly; state incorrectly.
misstep a mistaken placement of the foot. [2 definitions]
miss the boat to fail to take advantage of a good opportunity.