As for being straightforward, don't they misconstrue our words continually?
And, lest he might misconstrue her remark, she avoided his eyes.
Did I misconstrue your thoughts when you looked at me in the Queen's boudoir?
Theirs was an anxiety I should have been blind to misconstrue.
Your jealous fancy causes you to misconstrue what you saw and heard.
I acted on the impulse ...