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an ambiguously worded headline whose meaning can be interpreted in the wrong way, as “Missing Woman Remains Found.”.
from “Violinist Linked to JAL Crash Blossoms,” misleading headline of article about successful violinist whose father died years before in plane crash
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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