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  1. misconstrue, misinterpret, misconceive, misunderstand, misapprehend, be amissverb

    interpret in the wrong way

    "Don't misinterpret my comments as criticism"; "She misconstrued my remarks"

    Synonyms:
    misread, misunderstand, misapprehend, misconstrue, misinterpret, misconceive

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  1. Miguel Cervantes:

    I do not say a proverb is amiss when aptly and reasonably applied, but to be forever discharging them, right or wrong, hit or miss, renders conversation insipid and vulgar.

  2. Scott Paul:

    I don't think he does our issue any favors by making it so incredibly jingoistic and bombastic, but I believe there’s widespread agreement ... that there is something amiss with our economic relationship with China and it’s past time that our government pushes back a little more forcefully.

  3. Alexander Pope, Essay on Criticism:

    Ten censure wrong, for one that writes amiss.

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