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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slip, slip-up, miscue, parapraxisverb

    a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.

    slipperiness, chemise, gaucherie, cutting, pillowcase, skid, solecism, trip, pillow slip, case, shimmy, moorage, shift, slip, slickness, mooring, teddy, slip-up, faux pas, slip of paper, slick, strip, elusion, gaffe, parapraxis, eluding, miscue, sideslip, berth

  2. stumble, slip up, trip upverb

    make an error

    "She slipped up and revealed the name"

    bumble, trip, trip up, hit, catch, stumble, falter

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  1. Joe Cullum:

    Joe Biden's been doing this kind of stuff all Joe Biden life. It's not an old age thing, and Joe Cullum doesn't( slip up speaking) ? When you're out there doing that, it's not easy.

  2. Milton Romani:

    We want to do things right, and if takes a bit longer, so be it, we have to be very careful with this because any slip-up could ruin an experience that is unique in the world.

  3. Jake Gyllenhaal:

    I think I learned a lot from that movie in that I spend a lot of time trying to be very thoughtful about the roles that I pick and why I'm picking them, and you're bound to slip up and be like,' That wasn't right for me,' or' That didn't fit perfectly.' There have been a number of roles like that. And then a number of roles that do.

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