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Synonyms for misspeak

pronounce a word incorrectly

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Just about anything bad uttered by Joe Biden is a legitimate misspeak, whether he's telling an audience of African-Americans that Mitt Romney's policies would put some Americans "in chains," or suggesting that a guy in a wheelchair stand up and take a bow.
In today's age of electronic sound bites and instant analysis, it's become easy - too easy - for people who are in the public eye to misspeak and get caught doing it.
Will Grogan misspeak and give out a clue when he appears in Los Angeles for a book signing and talk at The Mystery Book Store on 1036 Broxton Avenue, near UCLA Medical Center, off I-405 and Wilshire, in Westwood, on Saturday, August 29th at 4:30 p.
Acknowledging "I did misspeak the other day" about the Bosnia trip, the presidential contender said: "Occasionally, I am a human being like everybody else.
I would like to be evaluated by my entire career and my entire life, not two words that I would misspeak and later apologize for, so he's in a tough spot.
But unlike Gingrich, he writes today, Perry proved himself 'woefully unprepared' to run for president: 'He did more than misspeak.
If they misspeak, we'll call them and give them a chance to correct it.
MP Narynbek Moldobaev urged the present Representatives of Government, President and Prime Minister "to give the opinion of the government official, who misspeaks all the time instead of cooperation with the lawmakers.
But consider what's worse: a candidate who misspeaks or the two candidates who tell blatant, obvious lies.
It seems, especially on cable TV shows flying under the guise of news programming, that interviewers are more interested in prodding for sound bites or misspeaks that they can sensationalize than in developing a story.
The press conference, however, could be said to make important news, if a president seriously misspeaks (which has happened only once, under Harry Truman, when he implied that the atomic bomb might be used against China during the Korean war), or if reporters, by their clever questioning, get presidents to reveal information that they would have wanted to keep to themselves.
But then the Arizona governor misspeaks and endorses Obama in the video, which can be viewed below.
President Bush frequently misspeaks as he fumbles to find a word to express his jumbled thoughts.