amiss (adv.) Old form(s): a misse , amisse
wrongly, improperly, in an unseemly way
E3 II.i.17[Lodowick alone, of King Edward] If he did blush, 'twas red immodest shame, / To vail his eyes amiss
E3 II.i.21[Lodowick alone, of King Edward] If he looked pale, it was with guilty fear, / To dote amiss
Sonn.59.3[of brains] labouring for invention bear amiss / The second burthen of a former child
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