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The auditor says the agency has been manipulating her work and misleading the public.

He makes the same charge about a March 6, 2019, hearing — that she repeated the figure and misled lawmakers once more.

From Vox

Of course, politicians have always lied and misled the public.

From Vox

It concluded by making the following four statements, all of which are misleading or incorrect.

Co-founders Charles Buffin and Max Levine are accusing CEO Matthew Peltier of fraud, saying the executive misled them about the value of the company, leading Buffin and Levine to each sell 10% of their shares of the company back for $22,002.

From Fortune

If Uber did actually mislead its customers, it should certainly be held responsible.

The marketing for the film was designed to intentionally mislead viewers into believing that it was based on a true story.

In no way did the governor intend to mislead the sheriffs or anyone else.

It might also mislead people about what problems are most pressing.

“I am not trying to mislead the court, My Lady,” Dixon answered.

By every art known to the wily Porter did he try to mislead his pursuers; but they hung on to his trail like grim death.

Rather striking is the tendency of old squamous cells to retain the red stain, and fragments of such cells may mislead the unwary.

When responsible papers wilfully mislead the public, what can be expected?

The statements concerning the composition of Uriseptin are false and appear to be a deliberate attempt to mislead physicians.

It can only mislead and mystify and the greater part of the literature is a mere jumble of inaccurate and mystifying statements.


On this page you'll find 114 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mislead, such as: betray, cheat, deceive, defraud, delude, and dupe.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.