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Definition of "mistaking" []

  • Present participle of mistake. (verb)

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Use "mistaking" in a sentence
  • "Holmes may surely be excused in mistaking that narration of earlier events for Watson's work rather than the work of Sir Arthur, Watson's editor, of whom Holmes was ignorant."
  • "The new singers don't necessarily all sound alike, but they tend to resemble one another in mistaking vocal calisthenics for improvisation."
  • "I seek no explanation, for I have no doubt; but in mistaking me, Miss Anville injures herself: allow me therefore, frankly and openly, to tell you the intention of my visit."