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lose

(jargon)
(MIT) 1. To fail. A program loses when it encounters an exceptional condition or fails to work in the expected manner.

2. To be exceptionally unesthetic or crocky.

3. Of people, to be obnoxious or unusually stupid (as opposed to ignorant).

4. Refers to something that is losing, especially in the phrases "That's a lose!" and "What a lose!"
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I don't know if it got lost in the mail or if she misplaced it or just didn't understand it, or if she just forgot' about your letter because this whole thing scares her so much.
The identities of people caught for vandalism and burglary often get lost in the district's sprawling bureaucracy, preventing the collection of restitution.