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Definition

1
Lead

A soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey or to guide someone towards something

Examples

They are now making pencils without lead. Or He will lead us to salvation.

2
Led

Accompanied somebody somewhere to show them the way (past tense of "Lead")

Examples

We led him to our chief

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