Definition of Misgave

1. Verb. (simple past of misgive) ¹



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Definition of Misgave

1. misgive [v] - See also: misgive

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misgave

misfortunes
misfortunes never come singly
misframe
misframed
misframes
misframing
misfuel
misfunction
misfunctioned
misfunctioning
misfunctions
misgauge
misgauged
misgauges
misgauging
misgave (current term)
misgendered
misgendering
misget
misgetting
misgive
misgiven
misgives
misgiving
misgivings
misgo
misgoes
misgoing
misgone
misgot

Literary usage of Misgave

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"Surely those unarmed and Petitioning People needed not have bin so formidable to any but to such whose consciences misgave them how ill they had deserv'd of ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"He looked at her, and thought of the house in the High Street, and his heart misgave him. How could she bear it ? Had she not miscalculated her strength ? ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1907)
"He paid treble toll and took no change, and asked the road to my lady's castle; and my mind misgave me. It misgave me more when he returned, looking angrily ..."

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