mis•leadPronunciation: (mis-lēd'), [key]
—v., -led, -lead•ing.
to lead or guide wrongly; lead astray.
to lead into error of conduct, thought, or judgment.
to be misleading; tend to deceive: vague directions that often mislead.
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