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

  Misplace \Mis*place"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Misplaced; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Misplacing.]
     1. To put in a wrong place; to set or place on an improper or
        unworthy object; as, he misplaced his confidence.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To place in a location that one does not recall; to
        mislay; to lose.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: place (something) where one cannot find it again; "I
           misplaced my eyeglasses" [syn: misplace, mislay,
      2: place or position wrongly; put in the wrong position;
         "misplaced modifiers"

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