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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class IV. Words Relating to the Intellectual Faculties
Division (II) Communication of Ideas
Section II. Modes of Communication
 
538. Misteaching.
 
  
NOUN:MISTEACHING, misinformation, misintelligence, misguidance, misdirection, mispersuasion [archaic], misinstruction, misleading &c. v.; perversion; false -, dangerous- teaching; sophistry [See Intuition. Sophistry]; college of Laputa; the blind leading the blind.
  
VERB:MISINFORM, misteach, misdescribe, misdirect, misguide, misinstruct, miscorrect pervert; put on a false -, throw off the- scent; deceive [See Deception]; mislead (error) [See Error]; misrepresent; lie [See Falsehood]; spargere voces in vulgum ambiguas [Vergil], preach to the wise, teach one’s grandmother to suck eggs [colloq.].
  RENDER UNINTELLIGIBLE [See Unintelligibility]; bewilder (uncertainty) [See Uncertainty]; mystify (conceal) [See Concealment]; unteach [archaic].
  
ADJECTIVE:MISTEACHING &c. v.; unedifying.
  
QUOTATION:Piscem natare doces.

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