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garble

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of garble

  1. 1 to change so much as to create a wrong impression or alter the meaning of the candidate complained that his views had been deliberately garbled by his opponent Synonyms bend, color, cook, distort, falsify, fudge, misinterpret, misrelate, misrepresent, misstate, pervert, slant, twist, warp Related Words misdescribe, misspeak, mistranslate; belie, camouflage, disguise, dissemble, gloss (over), mask, veil, whitewash; bowdlerize, censor; complicate, confound, confuse, mistake, mix (up); mystify, obscure; equivocate, fib, lie, palter, prevaricate Near Antonyms clarify, clear (up), explain, illuminate, illustrate, interpret, spell out; decipher

  2. 2 to remove usually visible impurities from garbled spices are less likely to contaminate a recipe Synonyms clear, distill (also distil), filter, fine, clarify, purifyRelated Words process, rectify, refine; clean, cleanse, decontaminate, elutriate, purge, wash; extract, leach; bolt, screen, sieve, sift; disinfect, sanitizeNear Antonyms cloud, dull, muddy; contaminate, dirty, soil; defile, pollute, taint; begrime, besmirch, foul, sully

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