Thesaurus / misquoting
other words for misquoting
- build up
- cover up
- give snow job
- phony up
- spread it on
- take out of context
- throw a curve
- trump up
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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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It is to such legends that the old writers frequently allude when we suppose that they are merely misquoting Scripture.
EARLY TRAVELS IN PALESTINEARCULF ET AL.
"'We shall meet, but we shall miss you—there will be one vacant chair,'" murmured the young officer, misquoting a song of the day.
OH, YOU TEX!WILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
"I am gathering rosebuds while I may, Mr. Pash," said he, misquoting Herrick's charming line.
THE OPAL SERPENTFERGUS HUME
Very few things will make a man so angry as the misquoting of his words.
NEWSPAPER REPORTING AND CORRESPONDENCEGRANT MILNOR HYDE
Now, from Macleods habit of misquoting the finest lines it would seem that his love for poetry was not a poets love.
NORMAN MACLEODJOHN WELLWOOD
Garlichithe's apologies to Mr. Hughes are due, not so much for neglecting his communications as for misquoting them.
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The words are not actually found in Plato's extant works; Apuleius is probably slightly misquoting Timaeus 59c.
THE APOLOGIA AND FLORIDA OF APULEIUS OF MADAURALUCIUS APULEIUS
Hinton, Handbook to Arizona, 388, 1878 (misquoting Hakluyt).
ARCHEOLOGICAL EXPEDITION TO ARIZONA IN 1895JESSE WALTER FEWKES