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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deceive, lead on, delude, cozenverb

    be false to; be dishonest with


  1. deludeverb

    To deceive someone into believing something which is false.

    Etymology: From deludo

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deludeverb

    to lead from truth or into error; to mislead the mind or judgment of; to beguile; to impose on; to dupe; to make a fool of

  2. Deludeverb

    to frustrate or disappoint

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Delude

    de-lūd′, v.t. to play or impose upon: to deceive.—adj. Delud′able.—n. Delud′er. [L. deludĕre, to play—de, down, ludĕre, lusum, to play.]

Anagrams for delude »

  1. eluded

  2. dueled

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of delude in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of delude in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of delude in a Sentence

  1. Jane Wagner:

    The ability to delude yourself may be an important survival tool.

  2. Henry C. Blinn:

    Mistakes live in the neighbourhood of truth and therefore delude us.

  3. 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!

  4. Luis Rodolfo Machado:

    I hope we have a second chance, but in the meantime we cannot delude ourselves and we have to play with what we have.

  5. Hedrick Smith:

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

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    the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience
    • A. intelligence
    • B. decline
    • C. integrity
    • D. bash

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