Miscorrect Mis`cor*rect", v. t. To fail or err in attempting to correct. ``Scaliger miscorrects his author.'' --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

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  • miscorrect — verb To correct erroneously; to make a mistake in attempting to correct another mistake. A proofreader that does not know foreign languages is likely to miscorrect Latin words …   Wiktionary

  • miscorrect — mis·correct …   English syllables

  • miscorrect — | ̷ ̷+ transitive verb Etymology: mis (I) + correct : to make a mistake in an attempt to correct “the reason I think you re silly is that is because ” she miscorrected herself Philip Wylie …   Useful english dictionary

  • Misteaching — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Misteaching >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 misteaching misteaching misinformaton misintelligence misguidance misdirection mispersuasion misinstruction misleading &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 perversion perversion false teaching …   English dictionary for students

  • pervert — v 1. divert, deflect, turn, turn away, turn aside, avert, sidetrack, switch, Obs. prevaricate; wrench, wrest, wring, skew, shunt. 2. seduce, corrupt, subvert, demoralize, lead astray, lead away; tempt, allure, entice, inveigle; trap, entrap,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • miscorrection — miscorrecˈtion noun • • • Main Entry: ↑miscorrect …   Useful english dictionary

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