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Related to misleadingly: outlined, dropping by, overhyped, sought out


Tending to mislead; deceptive.

mis·lead′ing·ly adv.
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Adv.1.misleadingly - in a misleading waymisleadingly - in a misleading way; "the exam looked deceptively easy"


adv tell, say etcirreführenderweise; presentedirreführend; (= deceptively)trügerisch; the film has a misleadingly violent trailerdie brutale Vorankündigung für diesen Film war irreführend; they looked misleadingly angelicsie machten einen trügerisch engelhaften Eindruck
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The ASA has banned Viagogo from claiming that it is the "official site" after it misleadingly implied it was an official primary ticket outlet rather than a second-hand ticket website.
According to Usman's confessional statement Siddiqui was misleadingly invited to a rented bungalow in Karachi's Federal B Area Block 21 where he was kept captive and was insisted to put forward a ransom of Rs 40 million.
House of Representatives Deputy Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia has urged Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno and her spokespersons to 'face up to the truth,' after misleadingly claiming that she would only be taking a 15-day 'wellness leave' before admitting that her break would be indefinite.
Before he spouts off about the socalled virtues of what is misleadingly called the Enlightenment I would recommend that he read an excellent book by John Marsh called, The Liberal Delusion, published by Arena Books (ISBN 978-1-9067971-99-5).
Monsta is misleadingly melodic, strings and brass acting as the calm before one hell of a storm.
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) received 12 complaints that the comment misleadingly exaggerated the chances of winning the lottery.
Van Bladel examines the obscure early history of the Mandaeans, a small and reclusive religious group that originated under the Persian Sasanid dynasty and are popularly but misleadingly construed today as "gnostic" or even as "the last Gnostics.
During his lifetime, Italian-born Brazilian painter Alfredo Volpi was often misleadingly portrayed as an artistic bon sauvage, largely due to his lack of formal training in the fine arts and his upbringing in Cambuci, a working-class neighborhood of Sao Paulo.
It is particularly concerned that vacuum cleaners are only tested when they are empty of dust, making the subsequent energy rating misleadingly good as machines use more power when they are full.
45PM Promoted rather misleadingly as a chickflick, this sorely underrated gem sees Cameron Diaz and Toni Collette as two feuding sisters.
The English-language title "40-Love" hints that Stephane Demoustier's misleadingly low-key thriller will eventually steer its way into tennis--though you'd never guess how the tale unfolds, unless you know the news report on which it's based.
And he criticized an Agriculture Department official, Shirley Sherrod, who had become a pariah of conservatives when a misleadingly edited video made it appear as though she sanctioned bias against white farmers.