Perceive wrongly or incorrectly: every now and then one speaker or reader misperceives some word, and a mutation results
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- Commonly, pilgrims misperceive this vision and incorrectly assume that the vision is a piece of land devoid of rocks and stones upon which something may be built.
- To perceive these cargoes as ‘ballast’ is to misperceive the nature of the coastal trade.
- I suggest that many Americans misperceive the process of gaining citizenship, and think it's actually a lot easier than it proves to be.
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