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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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  impose  on  to  dupe;  to  make  a 
  fool  of 
 
  To  delude  the  nation  by  an  airy  phantom.  --Burke. 
 
  2.  To  frustrate  or  disappoint. 
 
  It  deludes  thy  search.  --Dryden. 
 
  Syn:  To  mislead;  deceive;  beguile;  cajole;  cheat;  dupe.  See 
  {Deceive}. 




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