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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of misdirect.

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Examples

  • Artificially lowering market interest rates by printing money misallocates resources and misdirects economic activity.

    Fiat Money in Crisis

  • He misdirects citizens with a healthcare fight while he directs attacks on the country.

    Brennan: Some Guantanamo detainees will go to Yemen

  • That said, I still believe that the War on Drugs created a massively profitable (if dangerous) urban industry, now reaching well into the suburbs, which misdirects many young entrepreneurs.

    What Explains Inequality?, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Because it is really getting old every time the headline misdirects in order to plug the Obama Presidency.

    Obama aide hints at second stimulus, tries to slam door on tax talk

  • Once simply my right-hand man, Caleb becomes both of my arms and hands and half my brain—double-checking pain-addled misdirects on my part, and we get the multistory coop fully operational.

    MY EMPIRE OF DIRT

  • Once simply my right-hand man, Caleb becomes both of my arms and hands and half my brain—double-checking pain-addled misdirects on my part, and we get the multistory coop fully operational.

    MY EMPIRE OF DIRT

  • When a fisherman tries to catch his prey in the net but misdirects his effort so badly that it ends up several miles from his intended destination, he may be said to have 'Lamparded' it.

    Comical Instance Of Defensive Bungling

  • Once simply my right-hand man, Caleb becomes both of my arms and hands and half my brain—double-checking pain-addled misdirects on my part, and we get the multistory coop fully operational.

    MY EMPIRE OF DIRT

  • Like a stage magician, the con artist misdirects suspicion.

    White Cat

  • Once simply my right-hand man, Caleb becomes both of my arms and hands and half my brain—double-checking pain-addled misdirects on my part, and we get the multistory coop fully operational.

    MY EMPIRE OF DIRT

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