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1) amiss. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...Not in accordance with what is usual or expected: astray, awry, sour, wrong. See SURPRISE, THRIVE. Not in the right way or on the proper course: afield, astray, awry,...

2) amiss. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. Out of proper order: What is amiss? 2. Not in perfect shape; faulty. In an improper, defective, unfortunate, or mistaken way. Middle English amis, probably from...

3) Screw Loose (A). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Something amiss. The allusion is to joinery kept together by screws. 1...

4) Draw. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...To draw amiss. To follow scent in the wrong direction. Fox-hunting term, where to draw means to follow scent. 1 To draw a furrow. To plough or draw a plough through...

5) astray. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...1. Not in accordance with what is usual or expected: amiss, awry, sour, wrong. See SURPRISE, THRIVE. 2. Unable to find the correct way or place to go: disoriented,...

6) awry. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...Not in accordance with what is usual or expected: amiss, astray, sour, wrong. See SURPRISE, THRIVE. Not in the right way or on the proper course: afield, amiss, astray,...

7) 46807. Roethke, Theodore. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:46807 QUOTATION:For something is amiss or out of placeWhen mice with wings can wear a human face. ATTRIBUTION:Theodore Roethke (1908-1963), U.S. poet. The...

8) awry. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...a position that is turned or twisted toward one side; askew. 2. Away from the correct course; amiss. See synonyms at amiss. a·wry -ADJECTIVE...

9) 52718. Shakespeare, William. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:52718 QUOTATION:Seven times tried that judgment isThat did never choose amiss.Some there be that shadows kiss,Such have but a shadow's bliss. ATTRIBUTION:William...

10) 9145. Burke, Edmund. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:9145 QUOTATION:Whenever our neighbour's house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to play a little on our own. ATTRIBUTION:Edmund Burke (1729-1797),...

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