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misfiring

verb
present participle of misfire

Synonyms & Antonyms of misfiring

to go wrong
  • their scheme to rob the bank misfired disastrously and landed them all in jail

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“Misfiring.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/misfiring. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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