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misconstrue

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of misconstrue

  1. to fail to understand the true or actual meaning of claimed that the press had misconstrued her comments Synonyms misapprehend, misunderstand, misinterpret, misknow, misperceive, misread, miss, mistakeRelated Words misconceive, misdeem, misjudge; mishearAntonyms appreciate, apprehend, catch, comprehend, conceive, fathom, get, grasp, grok, know, make out, penetrate, perceive, savvy, see, seize, take in, understand

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