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Word: misconstrue

Definition: interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge


More Vocab Words

::: distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
::: condone - overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
::: travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
::: plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
::: vivacious - lively or animated; sprightly
::: paranoia - psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac
::: verbose - wordy; N. verbosity
::: repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
::: pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
::: whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers