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misread

verb [T]  /mɪsˈrid/ ( past tense and past participle misread  /mɪsˈred/) us  
to make a mistake when reading something, or fig. to form a wrong understanding or judgment of something: Please correct me if I misread anything. fig. I’m sorry I got angry – I simply misread the situation.
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