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Noun
An act or judgement that is misguided or wrong
“His fall from grace is partly because we made the mistake of putting him on such a high pedestal.”
Noun
(of literature) Something which is incorrect or inaccurate
“We were dismayed to find a mistake in our final press release despite having proofread it several times.”
Verb
To be wrong or to make an incorrect judgment regarding
“I would mistake his motives, which in actual fact were purely benevolent.”
Verb
To wrongly identify as someone or something else
“People often mistake introversion for shyness.”
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