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  Definition of Misdirect
  1. put a wrong address on; "misdirect the letter"
  2. lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions; "The pedestrian misdirected the out-of-town driver"
  3. corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality; "debauch the young people with wine and women"; "Socrates was accused of corrupting young men"; "Do school counselors subvert young children?"; "corrupt the morals"
Similar Words: misaddress, mislead, misguide, lead astray, corrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave

 

Hyponyms: sensualize, sensualise, carnalize, carnalise, infect, lead off, lead astray, whore, poison, bastardize, bastardise, suborn

 

Derivational Morphology: misdirection, misleader, profanation, degradation, debasement, libertine, debauchee, rounder, violator, debaucher, ravisher, orgy, debauch, debauchery, saturnalia, riot, bacchanal, bacchanalia, drunken revelry, demoralization, demoralisation, corruption, subversion, pervert, deviant, deviate, degenerate

 

 
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