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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. A break in continuity; a pause:
  3. A deterioration or decline:
A wrong or illegal deed; a wrongdoing.
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  1. A wrong or illegal deed; a wrongdoing.
  2. A wrong or wicked act; crime, sin, etc.
An indiscreet act or remark
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  1. An indiscreet act or remark
  2. Lack of discretion, or good judgment; imprudence
  3. Lack of discretion; injudiciousness.
(Music) A slight portamento used in violin playing, passing quickly from one note to another.
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  1. (Music) A slight portamento used in violin playing, passing quickly from one note to another.
  2. A smooth, usually inclined track, surface, or chute down which to slide, as on a playground
  3. A small metal or glass tube worn over a finger or held in the hand, used in playing bottleneck-style guitar.
The action of sliding or slipping over a surface, often sideways.
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  1. The action of sliding or slipping over a surface, often sideways.
  2. A plank, log, etc., often one of a pair or set, used as a support or as a track upon which to slide or roll a heavy object
  3. (Nautical) A wooden framework attached to the side of a ship to prevent damage, as when unloading.
The act of stumbling
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  1. The act of stumbling
  2. A clumsy walk.
  3. A fall, trip or substantial misstep.
(Archaic) Linen articles, especially garments.
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  1. (Archaic) Linen articles, especially garments.
  2. Women's undergarments or sleepwear designed to be visually or sexually alluring.
  3. Women's underwear and nightclothes of silk, nylon, lace, etc.
A woman's skirtlike undergarment that hangs from the waist.
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  1. A woman's skirtlike undergarment that hangs from the waist.
  2. A woman's slip without a top
A woman's loose, shirtlike undergarment.
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  1. A woman's loose, shirtlike undergarment.
  2. A woman's undergarment somewhat like a loose, short slip
  3. A loosely fitting dress that hangs straight; a shift.
A short, sleeveless undergarment worn by women underneath a blouse, or as a form of short negligee.
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  1. A short, sleeveless undergarment worn by women underneath a blouse, or as a form of short negligee.
  2. A woman's sleeveless, often lace-trimmed undergarment for the upper body, worn as under a sheer blouse
  3. A woman's sleeveless undergarment or shirt with narrow and often adjustable straps.
Any single thing, amount, specimen, example, etc.
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  1. Any single thing, amount, specimen, example, etc.
  2. An object that is one member of a group or class:
  3. A coin:
A broad rectangular piece of fabric serving as a basic article of bedding.
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  1. A broad rectangular piece of fabric serving as a basic article of bedding.
  2. A moving expanse:
  3. (Philately) The unseparated stamps printed on a piece of paper by a single impression of a plate
A very thin sheet of material, especially metal.
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  1. A very thin sheet of material, especially metal.
  2. Any of the sheets of paper bound in a book, each side of which constitutes a page.
  3. A very thin sheet of metal; lamina
To move by or pass gradually and almost unnoticed, as time
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  1. To move by or pass gradually and almost unnoticed, as time
  2. To cause to move or pass smoothly, silently, or imperceptibly:
  3. To flow or move smoothly and easily, as in skating
To use a shift key.
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  1. To use a shift key.
  2. To get along by tricky or evasive means.
  3. To move or transfer from one person, place, or position to another
To progress in sequence; go forward:
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  1. To progress in sequence; go forward:
  2. To prompt to action; rouse:
  3. To change posture or position; stir:
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
(Intransitive) To commit an unintentional error; to do or think something wrong.
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  1. (Intransitive) To commit an unintentional error; to do or think something wrong.
  2. To understand or perceive wrongly; interpret or judge incorrectly
  3. To understand wrongly, taking one thing for another, or someone for someone else.
To cause to move or pass smoothly, silently, or imperceptibly:
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  1. To cause to move or pass smoothly, silently, or imperceptibly:
  2. To flow or move smoothly and easily, as in skating
  3. (Music) To blend one tone into the next; slur.
To make a glissade; slide or glide
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  1. To make a glissade; slide or glide
  2. To perform a glissade.
To become forfeit or void because of failure to pay the premium at the stipulated time
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  1. To become forfeit or void because of failure to pay the premium at the stipulated time
  2. To be no longer valid or active; expire:
  3. To pass gradually or smoothly; slip:
To move in this manner on a sled, the feet, etc. in contact with a smooth surface, esp. snow or ice
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  1. To move in this manner on a sled, the feet, etc. in contact with a smooth surface, esp. snow or ice
  2. (--- Baseball) To drop down from a running into a lying or diving position when approaching a base so as to avoid being tagged out.
  3. To move quietly and smoothly; glide
To walk with a sliding motion
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  1. To walk with a sliding motion
  2. To move or slide by twisting or undulating the body over a surface, as in the manner of a snake.
  3. To slip or slide on or as on a slope with a loose or broken surface
(Botany) To grow or spread along a surface, rooting at intervals or clinging by means of suckers or tendrils.
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  1. (Botany) To grow or spread along a surface, rooting at intervals or clinging by means of suckers or tendrils.
  2. To move along with the body close to the ground, as on hands and knees, in the way that a baby does
  3. To move slowly, stealthily, timidly, or furtively
To descend with little or no engine power, using airflow to control lift
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  1. To descend with little or no engine power, using airflow to control lift
  2. To cause to move or pass smoothly, silently, or imperceptibly:
  3. To flow or move smoothly and easily, as in skating
To hang out or wait around a location, preferably without drawing attention to oneself.
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  1. To hang out or wait around a location, preferably without drawing attention to oneself.
  2. To stay hidden, ready to spring out, attack, etc.; lie in wait
  3. To move furtively
To seek about or search for something busily and stealthily
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  1. To seek about or search for something busily and stealthily
  2. (Obs.) To tear or rend as a cat does a mouse
  3. A hand-held input device that is moved about on a flat surface to direct the cursor on a computer screen. It also has buttons for activating computer functions. The underside of a mechanical mouse contains a rubber-coated ball that rotates as the mouse is moved; optical sensors detect the motion and move the screen pointer correspondingly. An optical mouse is cordless and uses reflections from an LED to track the mouse's movement over a special reflective mat which is marked with a grid that acts as a frame of reference.
To roam about furtively, as in search of prey or loot
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  1. To roam about furtively, as in search of prey or loot
  2. To roam through stealthily, as in search of prey or plunder:
  3. To rove furtively or with predatory intent:
To shy away from a definite commitment or from decisive action
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  1. To shy away from a definite commitment or from decisive action
  2. To move with stealth or caution, like a cat
  3. To move stealthily or cautiously.
(Chiefly Brit.) To avoid work or responsibility; shirk; malinger
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  1. (Chiefly Brit.) To avoid work or responsibility; shirk; malinger
  2. To conceal oneself; to hide
  3. To move or lurk about in a stealthy, craven, or sinister manner; slink
To move quietly and smoothly; glide
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  1. To move quietly and smoothly; glide
  2. (--- Baseball) To drop down from a running into a lying or diving position when approaching a base so as to avoid being tagged out.
  3. To move in this manner on a sled, the feet, etc. in contact with a smooth surface, esp. snow or ice
To give birth to prematurely:
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  1. To give birth to prematurely:
  2. To move in a quiet furtive manner; sneak:
  3. To move in a quiet, furtive, or sneaking manner, as from fear, guilt, etc.; sneak
To drag or pull lengthwise, especially to drag with a rope or chain.
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  1. To drag or pull lengthwise, especially to drag with a rope or chain.
  2. (Informal) To pull quickly
  3. To clear obstructions from (a pipe, drain, etc.) by means of a snake
To go or move in a quiet, stealthy way.
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  1. To go or move in a quiet, stealthy way.
  2. To move quietly and stealthily so as to avoid being seen or heard; go furtively
  3. To move, give, take, or put in a quiet, stealthy manner:
To move, pass, etc. stealthily, quietly, gradually, or without being noticed
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  1. To move, pass, etc. stealthily, quietly, gradually, or without being noticed
  2. To move, put, carry, or convey surreptitiously or stealthily (in, into, from, away, etc.)
  3. (Baseball) To gain (a base) safely without the help of a hit, walk, or error, usually by running to it from another base while the pitch is being delivered
To work as a detective.
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  1. To work as a detective.
  2. To sneak or go about quietly, as a detective; act with stealth
  3. To move about stealthily; sneak.
To slide without turning, as a wheel when skids or brakes are applied on a slippery surface
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  1. To slide without turning, as a wheel when skids or brakes are applied on a slippery surface
  2. To slide or slip sideways, as a vehicle when not gripping the road on ice
  3. To slide sharply downward
To move in this manner on a sled, the feet, etc. in contact with a smooth surface, esp. snow or ice
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  1. To move in this manner on a sled, the feet, etc. in contact with a smooth surface, esp. snow or ice
  2. To move quietly and smoothly; glide
  3. To shift from a position; slip
To walk with a sliding or shuffling gait:
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  1. To walk with a sliding or shuffling gait:
  2. To move or slide by twisting or undulating the body over a surface, as in the manner of a snake.
  3. To slip or slide on or as on a slope with a loose or broken surface
To move in this manner on a sled, the feet, etc. in contact with a smooth surface, esp. snow or ice
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  1. To move in this manner on a sled, the feet, etc. in contact with a smooth surface, esp. snow or ice
  2. To move stealthily or unobtrusively
  3. To shift from a position; slip
To lessen in tension, speed, pain, etc.
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  1. To lessen in tension, speed, pain, etc.
  2. To slacken the strain, pressure, or tension of; loosen:
  3. To alleviate; assuage:
To flow or move smoothly and easily, as in skating
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  1. To flow or move smoothly and easily, as in skating
  2. To descend with little or no engine power, using airflow to control lift
  3. To cause to move or pass smoothly, silently, or imperceptibly:
(Baseball) To drop down and slide along the ground toward a base to avoid being tagged out
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  1. (Baseball) To drop down and slide along the ground toward a base to avoid being tagged out
  2. To move in this manner on a sled, the feet, etc. in contact with a smooth surface, esp. snow or ice
  3. (--- Baseball) To drop down from a running into a lying or diving position when approaching a base so as to avoid being tagged out.
(Intransitive) To release or loosen from something that binds, holds, entangles, or interlocks; unfasten; detach; disentangle; free.
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  1. (Intransitive) To release or loosen from something that binds, holds, entangles, or interlocks; unfasten; detach; disentangle; free.
  2. To release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles.
  3. To release oneself or itself; become disengaged
To let loose; release:
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  1. To let loose; release:
  2. To cast loose; detach:
  3. Loosely; in a loose manner
To free from restraint; to set at liberty.
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  1. To free from restraint; to set at liberty.
  2. To remove costiveness from; to facilitate or increase the alvine discharges of.
  3. To become loose or looser:
To untie; unfasten
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  1. To untie; unfasten
  2. (Figuratively) To set free from a debt, contract or promise.
  3. To take bindings off.
To relax the grasp
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  1. To relax the grasp
  2. (Intransitive) to become unfastened
  3. To release or relax a clasp or grasp; let go.
To open (a parcel, for example); unwrap.
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  1. To open (a parcel, for example); unwrap.
  2. To come open or unfastened.
  3. To untie, disassemble, or loosen:
To become loosened or separated.
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  1. To become loosened or separated.
  2. (Intransitive) To come untied or unloosed.
  3. To loose; to unfix; to unbind; to untie; figuratively, to detach from any connecting link or agency; to disconnect.
To make or set loose; loosen, release, undo, etc.
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  1. To make or set loose; loosen, release, undo, etc.
  2. To release from a constraint; to set free or liberate
  3. To relax:
To unloose.
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To free from something that binds or restrains:
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  1. To free from something that binds or restrains:
  2. To straighten out (difficulties, for example); resolve.
  3. To resolve (perplexities, etc.)
To evade or escape from, as by daring, cleverness, or skill:
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  1. To evade or escape from, as by daring, cleverness, or skill:
  2. To escape detection, notice, or understanding by
  3. To avoid or escape from by quickness, cunning, etc.; evade
To be deceitful or clever in avoiding or escaping something; use evasion
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  1. To be deceitful or clever in avoiding or escaping something; use evasion
  2. To avoid or escape from by deceit or cleverness; elude
  3. To avoid doing or answering directly; get around; get out of
To fail to use or take advantage of:
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  1. To fail to use or take advantage of:
  2. To cause the loss of
  3. To undergo or suffer loss
(Informal) To get away from or rid of
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  1. (Informal) To get away from or rid of
  2. To cause to quiver or tremble
  3. To cause to lose stability or strength, as of conviction:
To miscarry an embryo or fetus.
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  1. To miscarry an embryo or fetus.
  2. To terminate a pregnancy by abortion.
  3. To miscarry.
To fail to attain an intended goal, as a plan or project.
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  1. To fail to attain an intended goal, as a plan or project.
  2. To have a miscarriage of an embryo or fetus.
  3. To have a miscarriage.
To displace (a body part), especially to displace a bone from its normal position.
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  1. To displace (a body part), especially to displace a bone from its normal position.
  2. To put out of usual or proper place, position, or relationship.
  3. To throw into confusion or disorder; disrupt:
(Idiomatic) To dismiss or expel someone from any longer performing duty or attending somewhere.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To dismiss or expel someone from any longer performing duty or attending somewhere.
  2. (Idiomatic) To offer an idea for consideration.
  3. (Idiomatic) To discard; to dispense with something; to throw away.
(Intransitive) To diminish in size, value etc.
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  1. (Intransitive) To diminish in size, value etc.
  2. (Intransitive) To become detached or to drop from.
  3. (Nautical) To change the direction of the sail so as to point in a direction that is more down wind; to bring the bow leeward.
To lose vigor, firmness, or resilience:
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  1. To lose vigor, firmness, or resilience:
  2. To decline in price, value, sales, etc.
  3. To wear one's pants with the waist below the hips, so that one's underwear is visible.
To commit an act that is wrong; do wrong.
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  1. To commit an act that is wrong; do wrong.
  2. (Obs.) To go astray; wander
  3. To be wrong or mistaken; fall into error
To mishit, strike incorrectly.
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  1. To mishit, strike incorrectly.
  2. (Theater) To give an incorrect cue.
  3. (Theater) To miss one's cue or answer the wrong cue
(Intransitive) To commit an unintentional error; to do or think something wrong.
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  1. (Intransitive) To commit an unintentional error; to do or think something wrong.
  2. To understand or perceive wrongly; interpret or judge incorrectly
  3. To understand wrongly, taking one thing for another, or someone for someone else.
To miss one's step in walking or running; trip and almost fall.
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  1. To miss one's step in walking or running; trip and almost fall.
  2. To speak, act, or proceed in a confused, blundering manner
  3. To strike or happen (upon a person or thing) without design; to fall or light by chance; with on, upon, or against.
(Intransitive) To commit an error, make a mistake.
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  1. (Intransitive) To commit an error, make a mistake.
  2. (Intransitive) To fall or stumble.
  3. To cause (someone) to commit an error, trick into a mistake.
(--- Theology) To lose primordial innocence and happiness. Used of humanity as a result of the Fall.
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  1. (--- Theology) To lose primordial innocence and happiness. Used of humanity as a result of the Fall.
  2. To pass into a particular state, condition, or situation:
  3. To come forth as if by falling; issue:
To fall or drop to a lower level, especially to go down slowly or in stages:
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  1. To fall or drop to a lower level, especially to go down slowly or in stages:
  2. To fall or lower oneself slowly, as from weakness or fatigue:
  3. To go down slowly; fall or descend gradually
An error, especially one in a printed work.
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  1. An error, especially one in a printed work.
  2. An error in printing or writing, especially such an error noted in a list of corrections and bound into a book.
(Law) A mistake in judgment or procedure of a court of record, usually prejudicial to one of the parties
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  1. (Law) A mistake in judgment or procedure of a court of record, usually prejudicial to one of the parties
  2. The difference between a computed or estimated result and the actual value, as in mathematics
  3. A mistake.
The quality or condition of being inaccurate.
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  1. The quality or condition of being inaccurate.
  2. An instance of being inaccurate; an error.
  3. An error or mistake
The characteristic of being incorrect.
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  1. The characteristic of being incorrect.
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:
(Billiards, Pool) A faulty shot in which the tip of the cue slips off the ball
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  1. (Billiards, Pool) A faulty shot in which the tip of the cue slips off the ball
  2. A miss of the object one intended to hit.
  3. A mistake; error
A step that is wrong, a false step.
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  1. A step that is wrong, a false step.
  2. (Figuratively) An error or mistake.
  3. A mistake in conduct; faux pas
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
Alternative spelling of slip-up.
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  1. Alternative spelling of slip-up.
  2. (Idiomatic) A mistake or error; a minor misstep.
  3. An error or oversight
A certain way of life or situation:
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  1. A certain way of life or situation:
  2. An intense, stimulating, or exciting experience:
  3. A mistake; blunder
A deterioration or decline:
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  1. A deterioration or decline:
  2. A break in continuity; a pause:
  3. A falling or slipping into a lower or worse condition, esp. for a short time
An unlucky happening; mishap
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  1. An unlucky happening; mishap
  2. An error or oversight
  3. (Idiomatic) A mistake or error; a minor misstep.
(Informal) An error, especially in the delivery of lines, as by an actor or announcer.
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  1. (Informal) An error, especially in the delivery of lines, as by an actor or announcer.
  2. Any light or trivial matter or talk
  3. Something of little substance or consequence, especially:
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