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misrepresent

verb
     
mis‧rep‧re‧sent [transitive]
to deliberately give a wrong description of someone's opinions or of a situation:
These statistics grossly misrepresent the reality.
misrepresentation noun [uncountable and countable]
a misrepresentation of the truth
WORD FOCUS: change WORD FOCUS: change
to change something: alter, adapt, adjust, amend, modify, revise, vary

to change a system or organization: restructure, reorganize, reform

to change something completely: transform, revolutionize

to change facts or information, or change what someone has said: twist, distort, misrepresent

easily changed: flexible, adaptable

impossible to change: fixed, final, irrevocable


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change

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