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Synonyms for misspeak

pronounce a word incorrectly

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Romney made light of the slip, which might reinforce the view of some commentators that he risks being overshadowed by his younger deputy, joking about his reputation for misspeaking in public.
Dealing with slang and common words entrenched and that evolved differently on both sides of the pond, "The UK to USA Dictionary" is a fine addition to anyone who is crossing over the Atlantic and wants to avoid misspeaking.
When there are that many details -- and periods of having insurance and periods of lacking insurance -- there is the unfortunate possibility of misspeaking," he said.
But that's the point: People are misspeaking all the time, or saying things they would later take back if called on them.