deludes

de·lude || dɪ'luːd v. deceive, mislead, dupe, cheat

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  • delude — [[t]dɪlu͟ːd[/t]] deludes, deluding, deluded 1) VERB If you delude yourself, you let yourself believe that something is true, even though it is not true. [V pron refl] The President was deluding himself if he thought he was safe from such action …   English dictionary

  • Delude — De*lude , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deluded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deluding}.] [L. deludere, delusum; de + ludere to play, make sport of, mock. See {Ludicrous}.] 1. To lead from truth or into error; to mislead the mind or judgment of; to beguile; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Deluded — Delude De*lude , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deluded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deluding}.] [L. deludere, delusum; de + ludere to play, make sport of, mock. See {Ludicrous}.] 1. To lead from truth or into error; to mislead the mind or judgment of; to beguile;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Deluder — De*lud er, n. One who deludes; a deceiver; an impostor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Deluding — Delude De*lude , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deluded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deluding}.] [L. deludere, delusum; de + ludere to play, make sport of, mock. See {Ludicrous}.] 1. To lead from truth or into error; to mislead the mind or judgment of; to beguile;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Guiler — Guil er (g[imac]l [ e]r), n. [Cf. OF. guileor.] A deceiver; one who deludes, or uses guile. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pillow sham — Sham Sham (sh[a^]m), n. [Originally the same word as shame, hence, a disgrace, a trick. See {Shame}, n.] 1. That which deceives expectation; any trick, fraud, or device that deludes and disappoints; a make believe; delusion; imposture; humbug. A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sham — (sh[a^]m), n. [Originally the same word as shame, hence, a disgrace, a trick. See {Shame}, n.] 1. That which deceives expectation; any trick, fraud, or device that deludes and disappoints; a make believe; delusion; imposture; humbug. A mere sham …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sham — I. noun Etymology: perhaps from English dialect sham shame, alteration of English shame Date: 1677 1. a trick that deludes ; hoax < feared that the deal was a sham > 2. cheap falseness ; hypocrisy < saw through the hollowness, the …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Tristan Tzara — Infobox Writer name = Tristan Tzara Samuel (Samy) Rosenstock imagesize = 210px caption = 1927 portrait of Tzara, by Lajos Tihanyi pseudonym = S. Samyro, Tristan, Tristan Ruia, Tristan Ţara, Tr. Tzara birthdate = April 4 or April 16, 1896… …   Wikipedia

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