mislead

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mis- +‎ lead

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mislead (third-person singular simple present misleads, present participle misleading, simple past and past participle misled) (transitive)

  1. (literally) To lead astray, in a false direction.
  2. To deceive by telling lies or otherwise giving a false impression.
  3. To deceptively trick into something wrong.
    The preacher elaborated Satan's ways to mislead us into sin
  4. To accidentally or intentionally confuse.

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