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miss

(Long for), verb desiderate, desire, pine for, reeret the loss

miss

(Overlook), verb disregard, fail to accomplish, fail to attain, fail to catch, fail to hear, fail to perform, fail to reeeive, fail to see, fail to understand, fall short, gloss over, go amiss, go astray, ignore, lack, let slip, let the moment pass, lose, lose an opportunity, miscarry, miscue, misfire, miss a chance, miss the mark, not succeed, omit, overlook, prove unsuccessful, skip
See also: disregard, fail, ignore, lack, lose, miscue, need, neglect, omit, overlook, pretermit, require
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No more nigger dan you be, Miss Rosa," said Dinah, who felt this last remark a reflection on herself.
I don't want dozens of people who are not at all worthy of Ladybird, to come here looking after her," said Miss Pross.
David Copperfield, I think,' said Miss Betsey; the emphasis referring, perhaps, to my mother's mourning weeds, and her condition.
Keeping Miss Havisham in the background at a great distance, I still hinted at the possibility of my having competed with him in his prospects, and at the certainty of his possessing a generous soul, and being far above any mean distrusts, retaliations, or designs.
Pray be silent, Agatha," said Miss Wilson severely.
AND because the Mouse has teased Miss Moppet --Miss Moppet thinks she will tease the Mouse; which is not at all nice of Miss Moppet.
Annesley to Miss Darcy had been given, to remind her of her post.
My servant, going on his own errand, had met her with her companion in tow, and in the sociable Venetian spirit, retracing his steps with them, had also come up to the threshold of Miss Bordereau's room, where I saw him peeping over the doctor's shoulder.
If Miss Honeychurch ever takes to live as she plays, it will be very exciting both for us and for her.
I thought you might have known Miss Emily's father," he persisted.
Not even a lawyer could sit in Miss Pink's presence, and hear Miss Pink's conversation, without feeling himself called upon (in the nursery phrase) to "be on his best behavior".
If Miss Cornelia had announced her intention of going out to the channel and drowning herself the thing might have been believable.