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misgive

[mis-giv] /mɪsˈgɪv/
verb (used with object), misgave, misgiven, misgiving.
1.
(of one's mind, heart, etc.) to give doubt or apprehension to.
verb (used without object), misgave, misgiven, misgiving.
2.
to be apprehensive.
Origin
1505-1515
1505-15; mis-1 + give
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British Dictionary definitions for misgave

misgive

/mɪsˈɡɪv/
verb -gives, -giving, -gave, -given
1.
to make or be apprehensive or suspicious
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