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Noun Concept
Categories: Relevance fallacies, Articles with short description, Deception, English-language idioms, Plot (narrative)
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red herring  Red hearing  Red herring fallacy  Red herring idiom  red herrings
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Any diversion intended to distract attention from the main issue WordNet 3.0
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logical fallacy
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fallacy
narrative
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Any diversion intended to distract attention from the main issue WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
A red herring is something that misleads or distracts from a relevant or important question. Wikipedia
Figurative expression referring to a logical fallacy in which a clue or piece of information is or is intended to be misleading, or distracting from the actual question. Wikipedia Disambiguation
False clue that misleads or distracts attention away from a relevant or important question Wikidata
A clue that is misleading or that has been falsified, intended to divert attention. OmegaWiki
A clue, information, argument etc. that is or is intended to be misleading, diverting attention from the real answer or issue. Wiktionary
Misleading clue. Wiktionary (translation)
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