1. misrepresent, belie, represent

usage: represent falsely; "This statement misrepresents my intentions"

2. fudge, manipulate, fake, falsify, cook, wangle, misrepresent, cheat, chisel

usage: tamper, with the purpose of deception; "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data"


1. distorted, misrepresented, perverted, twisted, disingenuous (vs. ingenuous), artful

usage: having an intended meaning altered or misrepresented; "many of the facts seemed twisted out of any semblance to reality"; "a perverted translation of the poem"

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