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Miscalculate   Listen
Miscalculate  v. t. & v. i.  
To calculate erroneously.
To judge wrongly, especially about the effects of action or the likely course of events.

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"Miscalculate" Quotes from Famous Books

... achieve, and in what he is condemned to fail. But this perception of truths is disturbed by many causes,—vanity, passion, fear, indolence in himself, ignorance of the fitting means without to accomplish what he designs. He may miscalculate his own forces; he may have no chart of the country he would invade. It is only in a peculiar state of the mind that it is capable of perceiving truth; and that state is profound serenity. Your mind is fevered ...
— Zanoni • Edward Bulwer Lytton

Words linked to "Miscalculate" :   compute, figure, arithmetic, cipher, work out, reckon

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