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Daemon
Posted: Sunday, January 12, 2020 12:00:00 AM
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miscue

(noun) A minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.

Synonyms: parapraxis, slip-up

Usage: Any politician's career will feature a miscue or two, but our buffoonish mayor makes public gaffes on an almost weekly basis.
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Posted: Sunday, January 12, 2020 1:54:23 AM

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miscue
Definition: (noun) A minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
Synonyms: parapraxis, slip-up
Usage: Any politician's career will feature a miscue or two, but our buffoonish mayor makes public gaffes on an almost weekly basis.
Adyl Mouhei
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Niscue


(In billiards and snooker) a shot in which the player fails to strike the ball properly with the cue.

verb

(In snooker and other sports) fail to strike (the ball or a shot) properly.
"He miscued a simple penalty in the sixth minute"
taurine
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Duncan observes that 'differences in communication can lead to misunderstandings and miscues in the bedroom', and in cases of initial consent 'resistance may be misinterpreted as enthusiastic co-operation; protestations of pain or disinclination, a spur to more sophisticated or more ardent love-making; a clear statement to stop, taken as referring to a particular intimacy rather than the entire performance'.

-Meredith J Duncan, 'Sex Crimes and Sexual Miscues: The Need for a Clearer Line Between Forcible Rape and Non-consensual Sex'(2007) 42 Wake Forest Law Review 1087, 1117, included within: "Consent Interruptus: Rape Law and Cases of Initial Consent" [2017] Flinders Law Journal 7, Bennett, Theodore, Australia.
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miscue
Definition: (noun) A minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
Synonyms: parapraxis, slip-up
Usage: Any politician's career will feature a miscue or two, but our buffoonish mayor makes public gaffes on an almost weekly basis.
Dan Lewis 2222
Posted: Sunday, January 12, 2020 10:12:13 AM

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It's an uncommon letter, but if your keyboard has nothing between TAB and W, sooner or later you will miscue.
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