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  1. deludeverb

    To deceive someone into believing something which is false.

    mislead, deceive

Princeton's WordNet

  1. deceive, lead on, delude, cozenverb

    be false to; be dishonest with

    betray, lead astray, cozen, lead on, deceive

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. deludeverb

    deceive, beguile, mislead, cheat, cozen, chouse, diddle, gull, dupe, circumvent, overreach, trick, impose upon, lead astray, lead into error

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "delude":

    deceive, mislead, fool, cheat, disappoint, defraud

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  1. Mahabharata:

    In youth a man is deluded by other ideas than those which delude him in middle life, and again in his decay he embraces other ideas.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Autumn is an honest month; it does not delude man like spring does! It shows him the dark face of life, the tragedy, the rot, the separation, the sadness!

  3. Silvio Brusaferro:

    We must not delude ourselves that a slowdown of the spread may lead us to slow down the measures of social distancing that we have adopted.

  4. Hedrick Smith:

    Journalists cover words and delude themselves into thinking they have committed journalism.

  5. Jane Wagner:

    Our ability to delude ourselves may be an important survival tool.

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