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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

adv. - In a deceptive way.

Usage examples (30)
  • TRICK: The label misleadingly advertises zero bad stuff.
  • No wine, however, has had its name misleadingly appropriated more than champagne.
  • She then turns to a woman next to her and says in, what I would characterize as a misleadingly casual, voice, "Do you know Tammy Pierce?"
  • Obama responds by reiterating tax pledges he wouldn't keep, while specifically (and "misleadingly") attacking for more
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