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  1. Supervision or management.
  2. An omission; something that is left out, missed or forgotten.
  3. An unintentional omission or mistake.
A clumsy social error; a faux pas:
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  1. A clumsy social error; a faux pas:
  2. A foolish and embarrassing error, especially one made in public.
  3. A blatant mistake or misjudgment.
  1. An error; a blunder.
  2. An error or fault resulting from defective judgment, deficient knowledge, or carelessness.
  3. (Baseball) A pitch which was intended to be pitched in a hard to hit location, but instead ends up in an easy to hit place
The failure of a bequest or devise to take effect because of the death of the person who was to receive it
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  1. The failure of a bequest or devise to take effect because of the death of the person who was to receive it
  2. (Law) The termination or forfeiture of a right or privilege through disuse, through failure of some contingency, or through failure to meet stated obligations within a stated time
  3. A break in continuity; a pause:
To move clumsily or with little progress, as through water or mud.
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  1. To move clumsily or with little progress, as through water or mud.
  2. To speak or act in an awkward, confused manner, with hesitation and frequent mistakes
  3. (Intransitive) To act clumsily or confused; to struggle or be flustered.
To speak in a faltering manner.
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  1. To speak in a faltering manner.
  2. To say (something) in a faltering manner.
  3. To move, act, or proceed clumsily.
To do or make things badly or clumsily
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  1. To do or make things badly or clumsily
  2. To carry out badly or ruin through ineptitude; botch.
  3. To work or act ineptly or inefficiently.
To make a silly mistake; blunder:
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  1. To make a silly mistake; blunder:
  2. To spoil, as through clumsiness; bungle. Usually used with up:
  3. To waste or kill time:
An official document, edict, or decree, esp. one from the pope
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  1. An official document, edict, or decree, esp. one from the pope
  2. A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist Jean Baptiste François Bulliard (1752-1793).
  3. An official document issued by the pope and sealed with a bulla.
A bungling, or clumsy, act
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  1. A bungling, or clumsy, act
  2. A clumsy or inept performance; a botch:
  3. A bungled piece of work
A mistaken shot in golf
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  1. A mistaken shot in golf
  2. An act of foozling; esp., a bad stroke in golf
  3. The act of bungling, especially a poor stroke in golf.
(Sports) A ball that has been fumbled.
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  1. (Sports) A ball that has been fumbled.
  2. The act or fact of fumbling
  3. The act or an instance of fumbling.
A cylindrical covering of fur or other soft material into which the hands are placed from either end to keep them warm
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  1. A cylindrical covering of fur or other soft material into which the hands are placed from either end to keep them warm
  2. (--- Sports) A failure to hold the ball when attempting to catch it
  3. A small cylindrical fur or cloth cover, open at both ends, in which the hands are placed for warmth.
A fall, trip or substantial misstep.
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  1. A fall, trip or substantial misstep.
  2. The act of stumbling
  3. A blunder, error, or sin
(Baseball) A ball batted in a low arc so that it falls between the infielders and outfielders, usually for a hit
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  1. (Baseball) A ball batted in a low arc so that it falls between the infielders and outfielders, usually for a hit
  2. (Informal) A film or videotaped outtake that has recorded an amusing mistake and/or accident during the course of regular filming.
  3. (Informal) A clumsy mistake, especially one made in public; a faux pas.
An erection of the penis.
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  1. An erection of the penis.
  2. (Slang) A stupid or silly blunder
  3. A blunder or an error.
A person who attains full maturity and competence:
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  1. A person who attains full maturity and competence:
  2. One who blooms, matures, or develops.
  3. A person in the bloom or prime of life
A careless mistake; a slip.
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  1. A careless mistake; a slip.
  2. A stupid, silly, or credulous person
To bungle; botch:
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  1. To bungle; botch:
  2. To move, act, or proceed clumsily.
  3. To stumble
To fall into sin or error; do wrong
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  1. To fall into sin or error; do wrong
  2. (Intransitive) To trip or fall; to walk clumsily.
  3. To come upon accidentally or unexpectedly:
To say (something) in a faltering manner.
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  1. To say (something) in a faltering manner.
  2. To move, act, or proceed clumsily.
  3. To stumble
To do or make things badly or clumsily
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  1. To do or make things badly or clumsily
  2. To carry out badly or ruin through ineptitude; botch.
  3. To spoil by clumsy work or action; botch
To move clumsily or with little progress, as through water or mud.
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  1. To move clumsily or with little progress, as through water or mud.
  2. To struggle awkwardly to move, as in deep mud or snow; plunge about in a stumbling manner
  3. (Intransitive) To act clumsily or confused; to struggle or be flustered.
To evade (an issue, for example); dodge.
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  1. To evade (an issue, for example); dodge.
  2. To refuse to commit oneself or give a direct answer; hedge
  3. To go beyond the proper limits of something:
To search (for a thing) by feeling about awkwardly with the hands; grope clumsily
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  1. To search (for a thing) by feeling about awkwardly with the hands; grope clumsily
  2. To grope awkwardly to find or to accomplish something:
  3. To lose one's grasp on (a football, etc.) while trying to catch or hold it
To walk lamely, especially with irregularity, as if favoring one leg.
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  1. To walk lamely, especially with irregularity, as if favoring one leg.
  2. To walk with or as with a lame or partially disabled leg or foot
  3. To move or proceed unevenly, jerkily, or laboriously, as because of being impaired, defective, damaged, etc.
To confuse or befuddle (a person or the mind, for example).
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  1. To confuse or befuddle (a person or the mind, for example).
  2. To mix up in a confused manner; jumble; bungle
  3. To act or think in a confused way
To move clumsily (into or out of clothing)
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  1. To move clumsily (into or out of clothing)
  2. To move with short sliding steps, without or barely lifting the feet:
  3. To move by dragging or scraping the feet, as in walking or dancing
To affect strongly with astonishment, horror, grief, etc.; overwhelm
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  1. To affect strongly with astonishment, horror, grief, etc.; overwhelm
  2. To move unsteadily, as though about to collapse; totter, sway, or reel, as from a blow, fatigue, drunkenness, etc.
  3. (Sports) To arrange (the start of a race) with the starting point in the outside lanes progressively closer to the finish line so as to neutralize the advantage of competing in the shorter inside lanes.
(Intransitive) To trip or fall; to walk clumsily.
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  1. (Intransitive) To trip or fall; to walk clumsily.
  2. To come by chance; happen
  3. To strike or happen (upon a person or thing) without design; to fall or light by chance; with on, upon, or against.
To be or become confused or overwhelmed as by something very difficult, surprising, vast, etc.
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  1. To be or become confused or overwhelmed as by something very difficult, surprising, vast, etc.
  2. To confuse or mystify; overwhelm.
  3. To hesitate as if in fear or doubt.
To repair or patch clumsily
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  1. To repair or patch clumsily
  2. To spoil by poor work or poor performance; bungle
  3. To perform poorly or ruin through clumsiness or ineptitude:
To do or make things badly or clumsily
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  1. To do or make things badly or clumsily
  2. To carry out badly or ruin through ineptitude; botch.
  3. To work or act ineptly or inefficiently.
To touch or handle nervously or idly:
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  1. To touch or handle nervously or idly:
  2. To lose one's grasp on (a football, etc.) while trying to catch or hold it
  3. To search (for a thing) by feeling about awkwardly with the hands; grope clumsily
(Idiomatic, by extension) To make non-functional; to interfere with or put into a state of disorder; to ruin.
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  1. (Idiomatic, by extension) To make non-functional; to interfere with or put into a state of disorder; to ruin.
  2. To cause to be gooey or gummy, especially with the effect of obstructing the operation of some mechanism or process.
  1. To damage; injure.
  2. To cause (another person) to make unwanted mistakes in a given task, usually through distraction or obnoxious behavior.
  3. (Intransitive) To make a mistake; to do something incorrectly; to perform poorly.
To handle badly or roughly; abuse, maltreat, or mismanage
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  1. To handle badly or roughly; abuse, maltreat, or mismanage
  2. To deal with clumsily or inefficiently; mismanage:
  3. To handle badly, causing physical injury.
To manage badly or carelessly.
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  1. To manage badly or carelessly.
To confuse or befuddle (a person or the mind, for example).
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  1. To confuse or befuddle (a person or the mind, for example).
  2. To put into a state of confusion; confuse:
  3. To act or think in a confused way
To do (something) badly or awkwardly
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  1. To do (something) badly or awkwardly
  2. To perform or handle clumsily or ineptly; bungle.
  3. To perform a task clumsily or ineptly.
To take by force.
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  1. To take by force.
  2. To impair or destroy the value or quality of; ruin:
  3. To be damaged or injured in such a way as to become useless, valueless, etc.; specif., to decay, as food
To ruin unintentionally.
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  1. To ruin unintentionally.
  2. (Intransitive) To clown around; to have fun, often at the expense of others.
To blossom
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  1. To blossom
  2. To bloom or cause to bloom.
(Slang) To make a mistake.
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  1. (Slang) To make a mistake.
  2. (Slang) To introduce problems to or damage through incompetence.
(Idiomatic, colloquial) To mess up; to confuse; to put into a state of disorder.
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  1. (Idiomatic, colloquial) To mess up; to confuse; to put into a state of disorder.
To make confused or chaotic.
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  1. To make confused or chaotic.
  2. To throw into confusion
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