Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) red herring (any diversion intended to distract attention from the main issue)
- S: (n) red herring, smoked herring (a dried and smoked herring having a reddish color)
- S: (n) preliminary prospectus, red herring (a first draft of a prospectus; must be clearly marked to indicate that parts may be changed in the final prospectus) "because some portions of the cover page are printed in red ink a preliminary prospectus is sometimes called a red herring"