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garble

[′gär·bəl]
(communications)
To alter a message intentionally or unintentionally so that it is difficult to understand.
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Garble would amuse herself by engaging in fairy mischief, such as hiding Jack's knife or pinching his leg.
Some researchers have suspected that Alzheimer's results from an inherited or acquired genetic garble that causes cells to produce defective amyloid precursor protein.
I thought the conjecture unlikely and was confident that I even had some three-letter isolanos in GNU, OVA, EBB and EMU, but Webster's Third listed GAU, AVA, EBO and EME as garbles.