Definition of misdirect:
misadvise, stretch, complainant, deceive, overturn, dispirit, cloud, invalidate, load, demoralize, let down, violate, challenge, relocate, impair, lead astray, dispatch, pack off, misguide, betray, mess up, convolute, overthrow, twist, alibi, sophisticate, dilute, counteract, aggrieved, bring down, spoil, corrupt, foul up, desecrate, outrage, send, fall short, slip up, instruct badly, void, trip up, the court, countermine, stumble, taint, misinform, expert witness, farm out, the accused, ship, appellant, subvert, abuse, deprave, bribe, defile, pervert, blunder, sabotage, bundle off, debauch, twist around, profane, adulterate, misaddress, demoralise, parachute, route, mar, debase, undermine, buy, vitiate, deflower, misuse, sully, miss, defendant, weaken, get down, alloy, err, grease one's palms, dismay, post, deject, depress, lead off, cast down, mislead.
But simultaneously, the growing force of her mind's intelligence, wherein was no enthusiasm to misdirect by overcolouring, enabled her to gather more than a suspicion of comparative feebleness in the man stripped of his terrors.- "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
- "Natural Law in the Spiritual World", Henry Drummond.
She had not been able before this to form any definite idea of how Henry could threaten Alan and Uncle Benny; she had imagined only vague interference and obstruction of the search for them; she had not foreseen that he could so readily assume charge of the search and direct, or misdirect, it.- "The Indian Drum", William MacHarg Edwin Balmer.