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Word: misconstrue

Definition: interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge


More Vocab Words

::: cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
::: turbulence - state of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed
::: autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
::: scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
::: figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
::: slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
::: slew - large quantity or number; Ex. slew of errands left
::: castrate - remove the sex organs (of a male animal or person)
::: elaborate - work out carefully; add more detail or information; ADJ.
::: sacrosanct - invioably sacred; most sacred; inviolable