A failure to understand or interpret correctly.
(Obs.) To go astray; wander
To interpret or explain wrongly.
To conceive wrongly; interpret incorrectly; misunderstand
To make a gross error in judgement.
Blunder means to say or do something in a careless or stupid way.
(Archaic) To pass over or by.
To associate socially or get along with others:
To snarl is to say something mean in a bad tempered way, or when an animal bares its teeth and growls.
(Intransitive) to be forced into some kind of situation
Botch is defined as to make errors or do something in a clumsy, sloppy manner.
To confuse is to make someone bewildered or unable to understand, or to mistake one thing for something else.
To apprehend incorrectly; misunderstand.
Substitute means to use something instead of the originally needed item or to have a person do something for another.
To judge too highly
To omit is to leave something out or to fail to do something.
To slip into a bad habit that one is trying to avoid.
To misinterpret or misunderstand
To fall into sin or error; do wrong
To explain or tell the meaning of; to expound; to translate orally into intelligible or familiar language or terms; to decipher; to define; -- applied especially to language, but also to dreams, signs, conduct, mysteries, etc.; as, to interpret the Hebrew language to an Englishman; to interpret an Indian speech.
To grasp mentally; understand
To have sympathy or tolerance:
Explain is defined as to make something clear or to account for something or tell why something happened.
To go under cover.
To indicate or mark the errors in:
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