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MISCASTING. By this term is not understood any pretended miscasting or misvaluing, but simply an error in auditing and numbering. 4 Bouv. Inst. n. 4128.

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Conflict over the presidential election erupted as many residents of -- County, Florida, complained that poorly designed ballots caused them to miscast their votes.
The sentence was miscast and should have read that the HPV test is more effective at detecting underlying disease than use of the Pap smear alone.
Though I read the book many, many years ago, my recollection is that Caro's theme and characterization of Robert Moses was probably miscast and that he, Robert Caro, misunderstood Bob Moses.
The IMF is written off as a thoroughly miscast institution, not appropriate for the tasks for which it was assigned by the West.
A popular health newsletter also miscast the Iowa study.
There's Always Good News: Hopefully miscast is so common that it's a treat to spot it right side up, as in this citation: "Orlando magazine writes hopefully of luring the 'arts and culture' set to central Florida.
In an attempt to garner industry awareness and acceptance of Northfil for sampling, testing and potential product development, Northfil was unfortunately miscast in its MSDS and product information materials as a lizardite, thereby suggesting qualities that it did not possess, in particular the tensile strength and heat resisting characteristics of the more fibrous lizardite.
Colin Firth is bearded, bouffant and miscast as one of the investigators.
THE much-loved 2000AD character Judge Dredd received a woeful movie makeover in 1995 with Sylvester Stallone seriously miscast as the futuristic lawmaker.
William H Macy (above) is also miscast in the Americanised version of Shameless US (More 4, 10pm).
Threatened with suspension, Brant is enlisted to work under newly promoted and openly gay DS Porter Nash (a strangely miscast Paddy Considine) to catch a cop killer calling himself Blitz.
It strikes me that he has been totally miscast, as Arshavin has done more for English football than most.