Misdescribe Mis`de*scribe", v. t. To describe wrongly. [1913 Webster]

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  • misdescribe — mis·de·scribe …   English syllables

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  • misdescription — noun An inaccurate description, often fraudulent. See Also: misdescribe …   Wiktionary

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