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An error or fault resulting from defective judgment, deficient knowledge, or carelessness.
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  1. An error or fault resulting from defective judgment, deficient knowledge, or carelessness.
  2. An error; a blunder.
  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
A mistake typically caused by ignorance or carelessness.
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  1. A mistake typically caused by ignorance or carelessness.
  2. A foolish or stupid mistake
To handle incorrectly, to make a mistake in handling a thing or situation.
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  1. To handle incorrectly, to make a mistake in handling a thing or situation.
  2. To handle badly, causing physical injury.
  3. To handle badly or roughly; abuse, maltreat, or mismanage
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 manage badly or carelessly.
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  1. To manage badly or carelessly.
To believe; think:
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  1. To believe; think:
  2. To be aware of; sense:
  3. To have compassion or sympathy:
To fall down; sprawl.
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  1. To fall down; sprawl.
  2. To catch a fish or try to catch a fish by hand; noodle.
  3. To feel about with the hands; grope
(Slang) To handle or fondle for sexual pleasure.
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  1. (Slang) To handle or fondle for sexual pleasure.
  2. (Slang) To make sexual advances by touching (a person) in a way regarded as rough, awkward, inappropriate, etc.
  3. To feel or search about blindly, hesitantly, or uncertainly; feel one's way
To make (a hole or pathway, for example) by or as if by prodding, elbowing, or jabbing:
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  1. To make (a hole or pathway, for example) by or as if by prodding, elbowing, or jabbing:
  2. To live or move slowly or lazily; loiter; putter; dawdle
  3. To search or look curiously in a desultory manner:
To utter (something) stupidly or thoughtlessly.
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  1. To utter (something) stupidly or thoughtlessly.
  2. To say stupidly, clumsily, or confusedly; blurt
  3. To move clumsily or carelessly; flounder; stumble
To move, act, or proceed clumsily.
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  1. To move, act, or proceed clumsily.
  2. To blunder
  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 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 refuse to commit oneself or give a direct answer; hedge
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  1. To refuse to commit oneself or give a direct answer; hedge
  2. To evade (an issue, for example); dodge.
  3. To go beyond the proper limits of something:
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 mix (a drink or the ingredients of a drink), especially with a muddler.
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  1. To mix (a drink or the ingredients of a drink), especially with a muddler.
  2. To confuse or befuddle (a person or the mind, for example).
  3. To act or think in a confused way
To move with short sliding steps, without or barely lifting the feet:
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  1. To move with short sliding steps, without or barely lifting the feet:
  2. To shift from position to position or move from place to place:
  3. To change one's position; to shift ground; to evade questions; to resort to equivocation; to prevaricate.
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.
To speak, act, or proceed in a confused, blundering manner
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  1. To speak, act, or proceed in a confused, blundering manner
  2. To miss one's step in walking or running; trip and almost fall.
  3. To strike or happen (upon a person or thing) without design; to fall or light by chance; with on, upon, or against.
To utter (something) stupidly or thoughtlessly.
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  1. To utter (something) stupidly or thoughtlessly.
  2. To say stupidly, clumsily, or confusedly; blurt
  3. To move clumsily or carelessly; flounder; stumble
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.
(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.
To botch, bungle; to perform poorly on.
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  1. To botch, bungle; to perform poorly on.
  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 become unfit for use or consumption, as from decay. Used especially of perishables, such as food.
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  1. To become unfit for use or consumption, as from decay. Used especially of perishables, such as food.
  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
A foolish or stupid mistake
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  1. A foolish or stupid mistake
  2. A mistake typically caused by ignorance or carelessness.
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.
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
(Nautical) A kind of sail, a spanker.
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  1. (Nautical) A kind of sail, a spanker.
  2. (Informal) A clumsy mistake, especially one made in public; a faux pas.
  3. (Informal) A film or videotaped outtake that has recorded an amusing mistake and/or accident during the course of regular filming.
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.
One who blooms, matures, or develops.
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  1. One who blooms, matures, or develops.
  2. A person in the bloom or prime of life
  3. (Slang) A blunder.
A careless mistake; a slip.
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  1. A careless mistake; a slip.
  2. A stupid, silly, or credulous person
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