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to interpret (something, such as a statement or action) wrongly : misinterpret

The meaning of the word misconstrue is to interpret (something, such as a statement or action) wrongly : misinterpret.

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doctrinairestubbornly or excessively devoted to a doctrine or theory without regard to practical considerations
pessimisman inclination to emphasize adverse aspects, conditions, and possibilities or to expect the worst possible outcome
satirea literary work holding up human vices and follies to ridicule or scorn
aproposbeing both relevant and opportune
empiricaloriginating in or based on observation or experience
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resoundto become filled with sound : reverberate
rigiddeficient in or devoid of flexibility
inveigleto win over by wiles : entice