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Word: misconstrue

Definition: interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge


More Vocab Words

::: discrepancy - lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions
::: implore - beg
::: whelp - young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
::: dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
::: gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
::: credulity - belief on slight evidence; gullibility; naivet\'e; ADJ. credulous
::: flippant - lacking proper seriousness; Ex. flippant remarks about death; N. flippancy
::: censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
::: precipitant - something that causes a substance in a chemical solution to separate out in solid form; ħ
::: ornate - excessively or elaborately decorated