deranging (part of speech: verb)
disorganizing, convulsing, discomposing, disarranging, tampering, muddling, scattering, deranging, hashing, displacing, jumbling, swirling, whisking, tossing, ruffling, dislocating, messing, confusing, troubling, roiling, disturbing, roughening, churning, rummaging, mixing up, meddling, disheveling, botching, capsizing, mislaying, confounding, agitating, tumbling, cluttering, upsetting, scrambling, rumpling, rippling, fermenting, perturbing, whipping, disordering, tousling, blurring, mussing
losing (part of speech: verb)
- But I do mean, that should man or woman be capable of cure under sufferings originating in misplaced confidence, such cure is most readily effected by a modified attack of the same nature, at the risk of misplacing it again. - "M. or N. "Similia similibus curantur."", G.J. Whyte-Melville.
- On going to bed the very, stairs seemed to dance up and down under me, so that, misplacing my foot, I sometimes fell. - "The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade, by the British Parliament (1839)", Thomas Clarkson.
- The a, indeed, may be close or short, while the o, having its primal or name sound, is called long; but the first syllable, if fully accented, will have twice the time of the second; nor can this proportion be reversed but by changing the accent, and misplacing it on the latter syllable. - "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.