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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Deceiving, false.

Usage examples (40)
  • There is an untroubled harmony in everything, a full consonance in nature; only in our illusory freedom do we feel at variance with it.
  • Instead of entering into an intermediate state, the yogi rises from the death state in what we call an illusory body, in place of the intermediate state.
  • If we give up some short-term illusory growth as a side effect of curtailing their activities, this is a small price to pay.
  • I wasn't calling the illusory white guilt, sinister. for more
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  • By one "elusory" (evasive) remark his companion was convinced the "illusory" (deceptive or based on illusion) scene was real.
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