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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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Rather than "never mean[ing] anything," Sula's meanings are endless, incomplete always missed.
The variable referent of "girl" (Nel's invocation to Sula or to herself) points to language's plurisignifying potential to evoke missed people (others), the missed self, missed meanings, and all the desire encompassed in those yearnings for the "missed.
After Thompson missed the first free throw, Bruins coach Ben Howland said the junior guard was supposed to miss the second one but instead banked it in before the Trojans ran out the clock.
Some of the others got some words I might have missed,'' the trophy-clutching Smith said after Monday's 13th annual California Association of Homes and Services for the Aging Spelling Bee held in Pasadena.
The final minute was filled with missed opportunities.