1. Noun.  (obsolete) Misuse, abuse.
  2. Noun.  (obsolete) Abuse of the truth; deceit, lying.
  3. Noun.  (obsolete) Violation of law or propriety; outrage, improper behaviour.
  4. Noun.  (rhetoric) Catachresis.

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