Delude

Definition of Delude

De`lude´
v. t.1.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.
[imp. & p. p. Deluded; p. pr. & vb. n. Deluding.]
To delude the nation by an airy phantom.
- Burke.
2.To frustrate or disappoint.
It deludes thy search.
- Dryden.

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bamboozle, beguile, betray, bluff, cajole, cheat on, circumvent, conjure, deceive, diddle, double-cross, dupe, forestall, gammon, get around, gull, hoax, hocus-pocus, hornswaggle, humbug, juggle, let down, mock, outmaneuver, outreach, outsmart, outwit, overreach, pigeon, play one false, put something over, snow, string along, take in, trick, two-time
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