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misapply

verb

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to put to a bad or improper use
  • you've misapplied the theorem to certain problems that require a different formula
  • kids who misapply their boundless energy and get into trouble

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The first known use of misapply was in 1571

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“Misapply.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mis%20apply. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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