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 for miscue
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Miscue \Mis*cue"\, n.
     1. (Billiards) A false stroke with a billiard cue, the cue
        slipping from the ball struck without impelling it as
        desired.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Hence: To make a mistake; especially to fail to execute a
        necessary or expected action at the proper time, such as
        making a play in sports, or saying one's line in a drama.
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  miscue
      n 1: a faulty shot in billiards; the cue tip slips off the cue
           ball
      2: a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or
         writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc. [syn:
         slip, slip-up, miscue, parapraxis]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  65 Moby Thesaurus words for "miscue":
     bad job, balk, be all thumbs, bevue, blooper, blunder,
     blunder away, blunder into, blunder on, blunder upon, bobble,
     boggle, bonehead play, boner, boo-boo, botch, bumble, bungle,
     butcher, clumsy performance, commit a gaffe, error, etourderie,
     false move, false step, faux pas, flounder, flub, fluff, foozle,
     fumble, gaucherie, hash, inadvertence, inadvertency, lapse,
     lapsus calami, lapsus linguae, loose thread, lumber, make a miscue,
     make a mistake, mar, mess, misapprehend, misconceive, misidentify,
     misinterpret, misstep, mistake, misunderstand, muddle, muff,
     murder, off day, omission, oversight, play havoc with, sad work,
     slip, slipup, spoil, stumble, trip, wrong step
  
  

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