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synonyms for construe
- figure it to be
- one's best guess
- spell out
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How to use construe in a sentence
At one of his rallies, Kivalov reportedly gave out packages with food items and money, which investigators construe to be bribes.
Can any of your readers tell me whence comes the following Sotadic Elegiac poem, and construe it for me?
I would not appear to dictate, but do you not fear Mr. Purcell may construe your non-attendance into disrespect to himself?Alone | Marion Harland
Read over the Ovid to Jefferson, and construe about ten lines more.The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume I (of 2) | Florence A. Thomas Marshall
After dinner construe Ovid (100 lines); finish second book of Spenser, and read two cantos of the third.The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume I (of 2) | Florence A. Thomas Marshall
Some refer to Minerva, and construe the passage with reference to the Panathenaic celebration.Studies on Homer and the Homeric Age, Vol. 1 of 3 | W. E. Gladstone
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