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If 5-4 in -, what bid do you open with?

So as someone fairly new on here, I have put up a few different posts now asking about how to open various two-suited hands.  Here is another.

Suppose you are dealt a hand with opening values and see that you have four diamonds and five clubs but, when you count your points, determine you are too weak to make a subsequent reverse bid.

Do you open the hand 1 or do you open 1?

I opt to open 1 and then bid my club suit later if I need to.  I realize that this can mislead partner somewhat, but I feel like making a reverse with less than a good 17 or bad 18 is even more misleading.

On his website, Larry Cohen notes that he opens such hands 1, but I haven't really seen much of a discussion anywhere else.  So I am curious: how do you handle these sorts of hands when you get them?

When I am 5-4 in -, hold opening values, but am too weak to reverse, I open 1. But if I am strong enough to reverse, I always open 1.
When I am 5-4 in -, hold opening values, but am too weak to reverse, I open 1. The same goes for if I am strong enough to reverse.
I reject the premise of this question because I believe that no hand with a 5-4 distribution and enough points to open is too weak to make a reverse bid.
When I am 5-4 in - and hold opening values, I always open 1, regardless of whether I am strong enough to make a reverse bid.
When I am 5-4 in - and hold opening values, which 1m bid I make depends largely on the quality of each suit.
The bidding system I use makes this question inapplicable.
Other (please explain)

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