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misfire

Synonyms of misfire in English:

verb

  • his plan had misfired
    go wrong, go awry, go amiss, be unsuccessful, fail, abort, be abortive, founder, come to nothing, come to grief, meet with disaster, fall through, be ruined, fall flat;
    boomerang, rebound, backfire, recoil
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