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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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Language's slippage and missed meanings take place across migratory (and chronological) stretches, allowing Morrison to contextualize the corruption of signifiers within the historical exigencies of slavery and its aftermath.
I was telling him it was a big two free throws and if he missed it will cost him the game,'' Craven said.
Robbie, known as Kaptain Knievel, has chronic back pain from crashes and has missed about six of his last 15 jumps.