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 for mislead
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mislead \Mis*lead"\ (m[i^]s*l[=e]d"), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Misled (m[i^]s*l[e^]d"); p. pr. & vb. n. Misleading.]
     [AS. misl[=ae]dan. See Mis-, and Lead to conduct.]
     To lead into a wrong way or path; to lead astray; to guide
     into error; to cause to mistake; to deceive.
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           Trust not servants who mislead or misinform you.
                                                    --Bacon.
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           To give due light
           To the mislead and lonely traveler.      --Milton.
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     Syn: To delude; deceive. See Deceive.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  mislead
      v 1: lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong
           directions; "The pedestrian misdirected the out-of-town
           driver" [syn: mislead, misdirect, misguide, lead
           astray]
      2: give false or misleading information to [syn: misinform,
         mislead]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  67 Moby Thesaurus words for "mislead":
     abuse, bamboozle, be untruthful, beguile, betray, bluff,
     bowl a googly, bunk, con, corrupt, cozen, debauch, deceive, defile,
     deflower, delude, despoil, double-cross, draw the longbow, dupe,
     entice, equivocate, exaggerate, falsify, fib, flimflam, fool,
     force, gull, hoodwink, humbug, inveigle, juggle, lead astray, lie,
     lie flatly, lure, misadvise, misdirect, miseducate, misguide,
     misinform, misinstruct, misteach, mystify, obfuscate, obscure,
     outwit, pervert, prevaricate, rape, ravage, ravish, ruin, seduce,
     soil, speak falsely, story, stretch the truth, sully, take,
     take in, tell a lie, tempt, throw a curve, trick, violate
  
  

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