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English verb: misapply

1. misapply (consumption) apply to a wrong thing or person; apply badly or incorrectly

SamplesThe words are misapplied in this context.
You are misapplying the name of this religious group.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)apply, employ, use, utilise, utilize

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