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tr.v. mis·quot·ed, mis·quot·ing, mis·quotes
To quote incorrectly.

mis′quo·ta′tion (-kwō-tā′shən) n.
mis·quot′er n.


(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a person who quotes others inaccurately or incorrectly
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Kennedy was a serial misquoter. "All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing," he ringingly declared, (mis)citing Edmund Burke.
Pound uses the textual tradition and its accidents in his Cantos in such a way that his radical departure launches the modernist Odyssey as a textual voyage, presenting the writer as a re-reader and misquoter of a vast array of texts.