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misplead

[ mis-pleed ]
/ mɪsˈplid /
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verb (used with or without object), mis·plead·ed, mis·plead·ing.

to plead incorrectly.

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Origin of misplead

First recorded in 1670–80; mis-1 + plead
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British Dictionary definitions for misplead

misplead
/ (mɪsˈpliːd) /

verb -pleads, -pleading, -pleaded, -plead (-ˈplɛd) or -pled

(tr) to plead incorrectly
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