index misgovern, mismanage

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • misgovern — I verb administer badly, administer improperly, administer poorly, govern badly, maladminister, male administrare, male regere, manage badly, misadminister, misdirect, misguide, mismanage, misrule, rule dishonestly II index exploit ( …   Law dictionary

  • mismanage — I verb act foolishly, act improperly, administer improperly, administer inefficiently, administer poorly, blunder, boggle, botch, bungle, confound, derange, disarrange, fail, flounder, fumble, ill manage, maladminister, manage poorly, manage… …   Law dictionary

  • misconduct — Synonyms and related words: abuse, abuse of office, bad policy, badness, be negligent, befoulment, conversion, corrupt administration, crime, criminal tendency, criminality, criminosis, debasement, defalcation, defilement, desecration,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • misdirect — Synonyms and related words: be negligent, bias, bowl a googly, color, corrupt, garble, lead astray, maladminister, misaddress, misadminister, misadvise, misconduct, misconstrue, miseducate, misgovern, misguide, mishandle, misinform, misinstruct,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • misguide — Synonyms and related words: be negligent, bowl a googly, corrupt, lead astray, maladminister, misadminister, misadvise, misconduct, misdirect, miseducate, misgovern, mishandle, misinform, misinstruct, mislead, mismanage, misrule, misteach,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mishandle — Synonyms and related words: abuse, batter, be negligent, beat up, befoul, botch, bruise, brutalize, buffet, bugger up, bungle, convert, debase, defalcate, defile, desecrate, destroy, divert, do violence to, do wrong by, do wrong to, embezzle,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mismanage — Synonyms and related words: abuse, be negligent, befoul, convert, debase, defalcate, defile, desecrate, divert, do amiss, embezzle, foul, maladminister, misadminister, misapply, misappropriate, miscall, miscite, misconduct, miscount, misdeal,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • misrule — Synonyms and related words: anarchism, anarcho syndicalism, anarchy, antinomianism, bad policy, be negligent, chaos, confusion, criminal syndicalism, disorder, disorderliness, disorganization, disruption, distemper, fabulous formless darkness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • muff — n 1. failure, bungle, botch, botchery, blunder; slip, trip, stumble, bumble, fumble, clumsy performance, gaucherie; bad job, sad performance, hash, mess; careless or hasty work, slovenly performance, slapdash work, Inf. a lick and a promise, Inf …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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