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Synonyms for misdirect

lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions

put a wrong address on


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collects 21 essays he has written over the years in response to what he thought were misdirections by professionals in his field.
Traps and misdirections were staples of the Dallas Cowboys offense, which featured an awesome package of motion, shifts, and changing snap counts.
His offensive scheme is a variant on the ``West Coast'' system used in the NFL - Toledo calls it the ``Westwood offense'' - and it features myriad movements and misdirections, plenty of short- and middle-distance passes, shotgun formations, three- and five-step quarterback drops and a solid (but not overused) running game.