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They keep misquoting him, but let me tell you about the Mitt Romney I know.

When I heard Mitt Romney misquoting George Costanza, I thought my cable box was playing tricks on me.

It is to such legends that the old writers frequently allude when we suppose that they are merely misquoting Scripture.

"'We shall meet, but we shall miss you—there will be one vacant chair,'" murmured the young officer, misquoting a song of the day.

"I am gathering rosebuds while I may, Mr. Pash," said he, misquoting Herrick's charming line.

Very few things will make a man so angry as the misquoting of his words.

Now, from Macleods habit of misquoting the finest lines it would seem that his love for poetry was not a poets love.

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On this page you'll find 48 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to misquoting, such as: adulterate, angle, beard, belie, build up, and cloak.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.