harhautus

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From harha (delusion) → harhauttaa (to mislead) → harhautus (act of misleading).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: har‧hau‧tus

Noun[edit]

harhautus

  1. A diversion (tactic used to draw attention away from the real threat or action)
  2. A diversion (act of diverting)
  3. A red herring (a falsified or intentionally misleading clue).
  4. A bluff (an act of bluffing)
  5. A trick (an act designed to trick)
  6. A delusion (an act of deceiving the judgment of another person)

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