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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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"Such rookie missteps prove that the PTI-led government lacks vision and experience.
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As a result, discovering even a small misstep can generate a cataclysmic lawyer response.
Supporters of Brown were quick to play down his verbal misstep. But you know the Dems have already filed it away for a future TV ad, when an if he decides to seek office in NH.
With humor and panache, she pummels her way through her first weeks of middle school, making misstep after misstep.
As losses go, it's not BlackRock's biggest real estate misstep. It was part of the group that paid $5.4 billion for the Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village apartment complex in New York in 2006, whose current value is estimated at $2.13 billion.
Now Isabella and Elizabeth have to navigate both of their worlds, where the slightest misstep could mean imprisonment or worse.
Looking back honestly, most historians can see the Japanese American internment was a misstep. When the bombs hit Pearl Harbor, Americans (including Japanese Americans) were afraid of what might happen next.
Mechanics, it only takes one misstep to cause some really expensive damage while working on an MLRS engine.
Dance Dance Immolation (DDI) involves two players wearing aluminized fire proximity suits and competing on an arrow-guided disco floor while getting pummeled by huge flames when they misstep. With all of the dancing amid the pyrotechnics, DDI is one hot dance craze.
Despite the occasional misstep into airy, snooze-inducing territory, as on "I'll Be Home for Christmas," she's remarkably adept at making typical holiday fare sound fresh.
In "A Writer's Coach: An Editor's Guide To Words That Work", Jack Hart draws upon his more than 30 years of experience and expertise to demystify the writing process and methodically present every step (and misstep) in the processes involved with putting down thoughts and information into print.
The worst-case scenario for educational institutions: In the additional steps on their end, they will misstep and subject themselves to a class-action lawsuit for negligent handling of the data on its way to police.
MIAMI, FL -- In the vibrant and ever-changing world of hip-hop culture, Terry Kennedy made a rare misstep when he gave super-producer Pharell Williams a disastrous handshake.
The elegant and accurate Rothschild has made a rare misstep. In time of war it's sad and curious to see such good men calling each other to task while the real bloodletting drags on and on.