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How to use misquote in a sentence

Jason didn't bother to correct the misquote, it was best they consider him a hundred per cent on their side.
DEATHWORLDHARRY HARRISON
We always feel more nervous when people misquote Scripture for their purpose.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 152, MARCH 28, 1917VARIOUS
You had only to get up and misquote Mr. Gladstone, and the fiery old man was on his legs in an instant.
THE REAL GLADSTONEJ. EWING RITCHIE
“Ye have been fresh and fair, Ye have been filled with flowers”—I fear I misquote.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 24 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
How we do misquote sayings, or misunderstand them when quoted rightly!
THE RISING OF THE COURTHENRY LAWSON
Text was much easier to follow and they couldn't misquote me (heh heh).
LITTLE BROTHERCORY DOCTOROW
I sighed as an author, but obeyed as a pupil,—to misquote the words of Gibbon.
RUSTIC SOUNDSFRANCIS DARWIN
He could not misquote or misapply the word, neither could he be indifferent about it.
NOTES ON THE BOOK OF GENESISCHARLES HENRY MACKINTOSH
He will be very liable to misquote his author's meaning while he is picking off his outside sentences.
MEDICAL ESSAYSOLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
Look how we can, or sad or merrily, / Interpretation will misquote our looks.
DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS FROM ANCIENT AND MODERN, ENGLISH AND FOREIGN SOURCESJAMES WOOD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MISQUOTE

  • amplify
  • blow out of proportion
  • boast
  • boost
  • brag
  • build up
  • embellish
  • embroider
  • emphasize
  • enlarge
  • exalt
  • expand
  • fabricate
  • fudge
  • heighten
  • hike
  • inflate
  • lay it on thick
  • lie
  • magnify
  • misquote
  • misreport
  • misrepresent
  • overdo
  • overemphasize
  • overestimate
  • pad
  • play up
  • puff
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