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construe
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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to interpret (understand) something as have a specific meaning
  • Even Larry Lish, when questioned, couldn't remember anything in Owen's remarks that could be construed as anti-Semitic; Larry, in fact, admitted that his mother had a habit of labeling everyone who treated her with less than complete reverence as an anti-Semite—as if, in Mrs. Lish's view, the only possible reason to dislike her was that she was Jewish.
    p. 386.3

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