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misfire

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of misfire

  1. to go wrong their scheme to rob the bank misfired disastrously and landed them all in jail Synonyms miscarryRelated Words miss; break down, bust, conk (out), crash, die, fail, founder, stall; bomb, fizzle, flame out, flop, flunk, fold, wash out; flounder, struggle; decline, skid, slip, slump, tank, waneNear Antonyms prevail, succeed; flourish, prosper, thrive



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