misbefall

v.

"suffer harm, come to grief," mid-13c., from mis- (1) + befall. Related: Misbefell; misbefalling.


Nearby words

  1. misappropriate,
  2. misappropriation,
  3. misarrange,
  4. misattribution,
  5. misbecome,
  6. misbegotten,
  7. misbehave,
  8. misbehavior,
  9. misbelief,
  10. misbelieve

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