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 for misrepresent
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Misrepresent \Mis*rep`re*sent"\, v. t.
     To represent incorrectly (almost always, unfavorably); to
     give a false or erroneous representation of, either
     maliciously, ignorantly, or carelessly. --Swift.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Misrepresent \Mis*rep`re*sent"\, v. i.
     To make an incorrect or untrue representation. --Milton.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  misrepresent
      v 1: represent falsely; "This statement misrepresents my
           intentions" [syn: misrepresent, belie]
      2: tamper, with the purpose of deception; "Fudge the figures";
         "cook the books"; "falsify the data" [syn: fudge,
         manipulate, fake, falsify, cook, wangle,
         misrepresent]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  60 Moby Thesaurus words for "misrepresent":
     belie, bias, burlesque, camouflage, caricature, cloak, color,
     confuse, counterfeit, disguise, dissemble, distort, dress,
     dress up, embellish, embroider, equivocate, exaggerate, falsify,
     feign, fudge, garble, gild, gloss, gloss over, lie, mangle, mask,
     miscite, miscolor, misconstrue, misdirect, misinterpret, misquote,
     misrender, misreport, misstate, misteach, misuse, overdraw,
     overstate, palter, parody, pervert, prevaricate, simulate, slant,
     strain, titivate, torture, travesty, trick out, twist, understate,
     varnish, warp, weasel, whitewash, wrench, wrest
  
  

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