MISLEADING in a Sentence

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For MISLEADING, below is one of 25 sentences:
No; it would be better to mislead the imps, and make them believe they must equal a horse's speed to run down their chase.

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 Meanings and Examples of MISLEADING
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 a.  deceptive; giving the wrong idea or impression
Classic Sentence:
1  I was a little unthinking child in those days, just following a misleading impulse without question.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In VII
2  Their conductor pursued an opposite road from that which Wamba had recommended, for the purpose of misleading them.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER II
3  Her mother was present, and in a few seconds I made up my mind that she was trying all she knew to mislead her mother and prevent her from being anxious.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
4  If this goes on it may ultimately mislead us.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVI
5  These epochs are peculiar and mislead the politicians who desire to convert them to profit.
Les Misérables 4 By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—WELL CUT
6  The only thing to mislead the investigator would have been belief in all the good things he said of himself.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
7  but, like a phosphoric light, they rise but to mislead.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 72. Madame de Saint-Meran.
8  If his own vanity, however, did not mislead him, he was the cause, his pride and caprice were the cause, of all that Jane had suffered, and still continued to suffer.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 33
9  No; it would be better to mislead the imps, and make them believe they must equal a horse's speed to run down their chase.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 5
10  Don't let your mind so mislead your ears, Christian; and be a man, said Timothy reproachfully.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: 6 The Two Stand Face to Face
11  I do not know that her uncle has any claim to her gratitude; his wife certainly had; and it is the warmth of her respect for her aunt's memory which misleads her here.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VII
Example Sentence:
1  The article was misleading, and the newspaper has apologized.
2  We suggest that this is misleading as different workers have used different sizes of the aorta to define an aneurysm.
3  Some of the information was dangerously misleading.
4  It is misleading to see the legal system as a monolith.
5  The misleading sign led me astray.
6  Diplomats can be a notoriously unreliable and misleading source of information.
7  Her statement was deliberately misleading.
8  It would be seriously misleading to suggest that television has no effect on children.
9  It was exactly this type of misleading rhetoric that led us into a misguided war.
10  The government seeks to prevent fraudulent and misleading advertising.
11  In some respects there is a highly misleading similarity between this school and that one.
12  It resolves shareholder allegations that Fannie Mae defrauded shareholders and inflated its stock by issuing false and misleading statements about its internal controls, capitalization, accounting, and exposure to subprime and low-documentation "Alt-A" mortgages.
13  Are you saying that Socialism Welfare states don't defraud, mislead, and embezzle?
14  Of course it's not the policy of the CIA to mislead Congress, but they do it all the time.