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1) err. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...depart, deviate, digress, diverge, stray, swerve, veer. See APPROACH, CORRECT. 2. To make an error or mistake: miscue, mistake, slip, slip up, stumble, trip up. See...

2) err. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: erred, errˇing, errs1. To make an error or a mistake. 2. To violate accepted moral standards; sin. 3. Archaic To stray. Middle English erren, from...

3) err. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...who regularly rhyme it with stir usually consider the stare rhyme a blunder. See also ERRANT. 1...

4) To err is human, to forgive divine. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...To err is human, to forgive divine All people commit sins and make mistakes. God forgives them, and people are acting in a godlike (divine) way when they forgive....

5) § 76. err. 7. Pronunciation Challenges. The American Heritage Book of English Usage. 1996
...years the pronunciation ( r) has gained currency, perhaps as a result of association with errant and error. In a recent ballot, 56 percent of the Usage Panel preferred...

6) 12438. Cicero, Marcus Tullius. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:12438 QUOTATION:If I err in belief that the souls of men are immortal, I gladly err, nor do I wish this error which gives me pleasure to be wrested from me...

7) 36026. Lichtenberg, G.C. (Georg Christoph). The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:36026 QUOTATION:To err is human also in so far as animals seldom or never err, or at least only the cleverest of them do so. ATTRIBUTION:G.C. (Georg Christoph)...

8) 25331. Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:25331 QUOTATION:While Man's desires and aspirations stir,He cannot choose but err. ATTRIBUTION:Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832), German poet, dramatist....

9) 44628. Plutarch. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:44628 QUOTATION:For to err in opinion, though it be not the part of wise men, is at least human. ATTRIBUTION:Plutarch (c. 46-c. 120), Greek essayist, biographer....

10) 3631. Anonymous. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:3631 QUOTATION:To err is human, but to really foul things up requires a computer. ATTRIBUTION:Anonymous. quoted in "Quote Unquote," Feb. 22, 1982, BBC Radio...

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