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Misdirect  v. t.  To give a wrong direction to; as, to misdirect a passenger, or a letter; to misdirect one's energies.

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"Misdirect" Quotes from Famous Books

... they can, in as short a given period as possible. They draw the most absurd caricatures; and, pandering to the prevailing public opinion, they relate only what tends to strengthen it in its errors, and to misdirect and mislead those who consult them for information, or rely on them as authorities. Their numerous errors are detected and pointed out by the newspapers, according as they tell against the political interests ...
— Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 55, No. 343, May 1844 • Various

Words linked to "Misdirect" :   profane, debauch, poison, corrupt, vitiate, sensualize, lead, bastardise, infect, direct, alter, modify, carnalize, misaddress, change, pervert, deprave, carnalise, sensualise, lead astray, misguide, mislead

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