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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of mismate.
- adj. Provided with an unsuitable mate
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- adj. not easy to combine harmoniously
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Its feeble beam glanced off the obsidian waters beneath their feet and caught the glitter of slime, the flash of mismated eyes.
Worsel, the schizophrene, was worse than ever-the dual personality of himself was alone, mismated, in hyperspace, conjured up by a young Lensman with psychic powers, accompanied by the weirdest of fantasies.
Harlean Carpentier, later to become the most popular female film star of her time, was born in 1911 of a conspicuously mismated and middle-class couple.
The red light that heralded the departure of the sun behind the wooded hills across the lake seemed to make the room and its mismated furnishings uglier than before.
Do the unhappily married ever dare pause to think of the real mate of each, lost somewhere in the wide world, perhaps going about, ever seeking, seeking, perhaps greatly mismated and equally unhappy?
In truth, no two persons could have been more thoroughly mismated -- Byron, the human volcano, and his wife, a prim, narrow-minded, and peevish woman.
Certain Territories bank on their divorce laws, and the mismated have but to go there and live a few months to obtain a separation on almost any claim.
The world is full of wretched and mismated people.
Again, it is unfair to the future generation to compel mismated couples to live together.
Were there more frankness and sincerity in discussing the problems and conditions of married life before marriage much unhappiness would be avoided and there would be fewer divorces; for many engaged people would thus discover they were mismated before the marriage ceremony.
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