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misconstrue
used in Gone with the Wind

2 uses
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Definition
interpret in the wrong way
  • It was annoying the way Melly always misconstrued her motives—but perhaps that was far preferable to having her suspect the truth.
    2.9 (77% in)
  • Sometimes, words meant in the utmost respect were misconstrued by overstrung relatives of the dead and scarcely were the last shovels of earth mounded above the coffin before trouble began.
    4.40 (17% in)

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