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

  Misstep \Mis*step"\, n.
     A wrong step; an error of conduct.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Misstep \Mis*step"\, v. i.
     To take a wrong step; to go astray.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  misstep
      n 1: an unintentional but embarrassing blunder; "he recited the
           whole poem without a single trip"; "he arranged his robes
           to avoid a trip-up later"; "confusion caused his
           unfortunate misstep" [syn: trip, trip-up, stumble,
           misstep]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  28 Moby Thesaurus words for "misstep":
     balk, bevue, bloomer, blooper, blunder, error, false move,
     false step, faux pas, gaffe, goof, howler, inadvertence,
     inadvertency, indiscretion, lapse, lapsus calami, lapsus linguae,
     loose thread, miscue, mistake, omission, oversight, slip, slipup,
     stumble, trip, wrong step
  
  

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