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Mismatch   Listen
Mismatch  v. t.  To match unsuitably.

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"Mismatch" Quotes from Famous Books

... together in order to watch the results, chilling them in ice or heating them over the fire, until the lives burst in fragments or the colour slowly fades out of them. She has been called an artist in mesalliances, a mismatch-maker of dangerous cunning, a dangler of picturesque beggar-maids before romantic-eyed Cophetuas, a daring promoter of ambitious American girls and a champion of musical comedy peeresses. Her house has been named ...
— Kimono • John Paris

... gittin' ahead of my story. My sister—I had but one—was to make a mismatch with a gambler and outlaw. He was to cause her and me a heap o' trouble. Finally the husban' was ter plot ter put his wife outen the way so't he could git another gal with a ...
— Five Thousand Dollars Reward • Frank Pinkerton

Words linked to "Mismatch" :   mate, twin, opposite number, pair

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