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Meaning of LEAD BY THE NOSE

 
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 Definition: 
[v]  conceal one's true motives from esp. by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end; "He bamboozled his professors into thinking that he knew the subject well"
 
 Synonyms: bamboozle, hoodwink, play false, pull the wool over someone's eyes, snow
 
 See Also: betray, deceive, lead astray

 

 

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 Related Terms: affect, bend, bestride, bias, color, dictate, dispose, dominate, have subject, have the ascendancy, hypnotize, incline, induce, influence, lead, make putty of, master, mesmerize, move, persuade, play first fiddle, predispose, predominate, preponderate, prevail, prompt, rule the roost, soften up, sway, take the lead, tinge, tone, twist, wear down, wear the pants, weigh with, work
 

 

 

 

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