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Word: misconstrue

Definition: interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge


More Vocab Words

::: loathe - detest; ADJ. loathsome: arousing loathing; offensive; Ex. loathsome smell
::: nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
::: phoenix - symbol of immortality or rebirth; Ex. phoenix rising from its ashes
::: relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
::: lunar - pertaining to the moon
::: indigenous - native; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World
::: overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
::: pedagogy - teaching; art of education
::: cater - provide food and drink (for); cater to: try to satisfy (desires of a bad kind)
::: unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.