miscite


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miscite

(ˌmɪsˈsaɪt)
vb (tr)
to cite incorrectly
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30) Locke states: "The legislative, or supreme authority, cannot assume to its self a power to rule by extemporary arbitrary decrees, but is bound to dispense justice, and decide the rights of the subject by promulgated standing laws, and known authorized judges: for the law of nature being unwritten, and so no where to be found but in the minds of men, they who through passion or interest shall miscite, or misapply it"; see John Locke, Second Treatise of Government (Indianapolis, IN: Hackett, 1980), sec.
Co-editor Balina twice manages to miscite her own work, and she allows Nikolai Dobroliubov's essay "On Children's Literature" to look like a collection of works by the author of Waiting for Lefty.
436 (1966), a case the authors mention but miscite.
We will not knowingly misrepresent, mischaracterize, misquote, or miscite facts or authorities in any oral or written communication to the court.