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delusively


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Delusive  \De*lu"sive\,  a.  [See  {Delude}.] 
  Apt  or  fitted  to  delude;  tending  to  mislead  the  mind; 
  deceptive;  beguiling;  delusory;  as  delusive  arts;  a  delusive 
  dream. 
 
  Delusive  and  unsubstantial  ideas.  --Whewell. 
  --  {De*lu"sive*ly},  adv  --  {De*lu"sive*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  delusively 
  adv  :  in  a  deceptive  and  unrealistic  manner;  "the  village  looked 
  delusively  near" 




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