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misprise

[ mis-prahyz ]
/ mɪsˈpraɪz /
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verb (used with object), mis·prised, mis·pris·ing.

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OTHER WORDS FROM misprise

mis·pris·er, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for misprise

  • If an offender can't pay the fine, he shall be imprisoned a year more, without bail or misprise.

  • The penalty for disobeying is imprisonment, without bail or misprise, and a fine of ten pounds.

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