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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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"For whom is this, Miss Jemima?" said Miss Pinkerton, with awful coldness.
"MISS JEMIMA!" exclaimed Miss Pinkerton, in the largest capitals.
'He said about an hour,' replied Nicholas--politely of course, but without any indication of being stricken to the heart by Miss Squeers's charms.
"Miss Wylie," said Miss Wilson, flushing slightly, "I must ask you to leave the room."
But after I have stood in the doorway for some time, and feasted my eyes upon the goddess of my heart, she approaches me - she, the eldest Miss Larkins!
Somewhere in their folds were concealed Miss Lavish and Miss Bartlett, who had chosen this afternoon to visit the Torre del Gallo.
'Oh, my dear,' rejoined Miss Cheggs in the same whisper as before,
She had never imagined herself offering betrothal felicitations to Miss Cornelia.
MISS MOPPET holds her poor head in her paws, and looks at him through a hole in the duster.
"I thought you might have known Miss Emily's father," he persisted.
"I beg your Ladyship's pardon," said Miss Pink, doubting the evidence of her own ears.
Deigning then to turn her eyes sideways towards the suppliant, Miss Potterson beheld him knuckling his low forehead, and ducking at her with his head, as if he were asking leave to fling himself head foremost over the half-door and alight on his feet in the bar.