miscite

[ mis-sahyt ]
/ mɪsˈsaɪt /

verb (used with or without object), mis·cit·ed, mis·cit·ing.

to misquote.

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Origin of miscite

First recorded in 1585–95; mis-1 + cite1

OTHER WORDS FROM miscite

mis·ci·ta·tion, noun
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