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Synonyms for misstep

an act or thought that unintentionally deviates from what is correct, right, or true

Synonyms for misstep

an unintentional but embarrassing blunder

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Admittedly si Senator Poe is new to the game, there will be missteps, for as long as these missteps are not fatal then we should allow her that space, Trillanes said in a separate interview.
One thing I've found particularly helpful in addressing past missteps is to analyze what went wrong and build a process around it to ensure the misstep doesn't recur.
That misstep can break the internal wiring in the connector.
Tracing the slow, inevitable descent of a hapless and largely innocent WWI veteran-turned-hobo, the film casts Paul Muni as a man whose single misstep ensnares him in a sadistic "corrections" system with an insatiable appetite for its pound of flesh.
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Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): American businessman Herman Cain has added another foreign policy misstep to his stumbling presidential campaign, by saying that the Taliban were playing a role in Libya's new government.
The mix of inaction and then rage after a public outcry over an LAPD misstep has been all too typical of the way city officials have approached police reform over the years.
Still, at least one black clergyman says that African Americans can't afford to be on the outs with the party wielding the most political power, even if meeting with the Republicans could be a dangerous political misstep.
Unfortunately, the design introduced by the artist gets lost amid the intricacies created by the anonymous weavers--the show's only misstep.
Shepard covers the West in his stories and writes primarily about the lowly and the sad and those who have made a misstep somewhere and can't seem to regain their footing.
The program's one choreographic misstep was Stroller Derby, parodying the hectic maneuvers of mothers airing their infants.
Thus the community has an opportunity not only to avoid a new legal-social misstep but to correct a previous one.
Meanwhile, the pharmaceuticals, fearing their halcyon days were over and they'd have to compete on the street with everybody else (and with the phone in front of the liquor store out of service), recovered from their initial misstep of threatening to withhold vaccines from schoolchildren, and put their money and samples on the true torchbearers of the democratic process, the Business Roundtable: Jim Cooper, Lancelot.
Cancer researchers have found additional evidence that a mutation in a recently discovered gene is the first misstep in the series of genetic stumbles that leads to colorectal cancer.
The year 2002 was very challenging for small businesses, as a sluggish economy, combined with rising costs for healthcare, taxes, and regulatory fees, created an environment where one misstep could spell disaster for an enterprise.