misrelate

verb
mis·re·late | \ ˌmis-ri-ˈlāt \
misrelated; misrelating

Definition of misrelate 

: to relate badly or wrongly : to give an erroneous or inaccurate account of misrelate a story

First Known Use of misrelate

1621, in the meaning defined above

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