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misconstrue
used in The Merchant of Venice

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interpret in the wrong way
  • Pray thee, take pain To allay with some cold drops of modesty Thy skipping spirit, lest through thy wild behaviour I be misconstrued in the place I go to, And lose my hopes.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Venice. A street (91% in)

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