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misplaced modifier

Noun1.misplaced modifier - a word or phrase apparently modifying an unintended word because of its placement in a sentence: e.g., `when young' in `when young, circuses appeal to all of us'
dangling modifier, dangling participle, modifier, qualifier
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Misorder
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Misordination
Misotheism
Mispaint
Mispassion
Mispay
Mispell
Mispense
misperceive
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Mispersuade
Mispersuasion
Mispickel
Misplace
misplaced
-- misplaced modifier --
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misplay
Misplead
Mispleading
Mispoint
Mispolicy
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