Misconstrue

Definition of Misconstrue

Mis`con´strue
v. t.1.To construe wrongly; to interpret erroneously.
[imp. & p. p. Misconstrued ; p. pr. & vb. n. Misconstruing.]
Do not, great sir, misconstrue his intent.
- Dryden.
Much afflicted to find his actions misconstrued.
- Addison.

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