Misapplying
Misapply Mis`ap*ply", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Misapplied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Misapplying}.] To apply wrongly; to use for a wrong purpose; as, to misapply a name or title; to misapply public money. [1913 Webster]

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