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construe
used in Great Expectations

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to interpret (understand) something as have a specific meaning
  • I was fully old enough now to be apprenticed to Joe; and when Joe sat with the poker on his knees thoughtfully raking out the ashes between the lower bars, my sister would so distinctly construe that innocent action into opposition on his part, that she would dive at him, take the poker out of his hands, shake him, and put it away.
    Chapter 12 (77% in)

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