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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - To make someone believe something that is not true. Be false to.

Usage examples (36)
  • Let no one be deluded that a knowledge of the path can substitute for putting one foot in front of the other.
  • Neither did he delude himself about Bush's prospects.
  • They're trying to delude the worms into thinking it's dawn already
  • And he: 'Neither did Phoebus on his oracular seat delude thee, O prince, for more
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  • Don't "delude" (to deceive someone or one's self) yourself - those eye drops will not "dilate" (to expand; to widen) your pupils or "dilute" (to water down or to weaken) your tears.
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