restructured


restructured
   presented in a dishonest or misleading way
   It applies to financial reports and the like:
    When the Saudis take a look at some of these 'restructured' balance sheets, they are going to need about ten seconds to figure out what pushing oil back to ten bucks a barrel would do to a twenty-to-one debt to equity ratio at Texaco. (M. Thomas, 1987 — and did, as it turned out, although other factors also came into play)

How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. . 2014.

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