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misinterpret

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1 to change so much as to create a wrong impression or alter the meaning of

  • his note on this passage in the novel seriously misinterprets the author's meaning
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2 to fail to understand the true or actual meaning of

  • we misinterpreted the directions and ended up on the wrong side of town
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