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The problem is that we delude ourselves into thinking that our intentions are still selfless.

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Most of us have dragged our feet and deluded ourselves for too long about the state of the world.

But we shouldn't delude ourselves that this would have "kept the election from being stolen".

Without sufficient growth, we should not delude ourselves about how painful this is going to be.

To ignore those words—and those ideas—is to disrespect the organization, let alone delude oneself.

We should not delude ourselves that the middle is the golden path.

Don't delude yourself with the notion that she is sitting down in sackcloth and ashes with her past!

The reader would smile to read the infatuated simple reasons with which the bishop endeavoured to delude the ignorant.

At others, I yield to a fools paradise and delude myself with impossible solutions that deceive me but for an hour.

But, in any case, there is no use to delude ourselves as to what are the real qualifications of Mr. Filipino.

But Isaac was formed in too simple and honest a mould to delude the two women or himself with iridescent dreams of success.


On this page you'll find 67 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to delude, such as: dupe, hoodwink, misguide, mislead, beguile, and betray.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.