Antonyms for delude

  • be honest
  • be truthful
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Out upon you, magpie; would you delude the old man with fables?

Because, since that is what our pursuers will expect of us, it will delude them the more if we keep straight on.

Yet, desperately as he was in love, he could not delude himself with the belief that she cared for him.

Do not delude me with a chimera, and above all do not tempt me to sacrifice my honour to it.

She did not delude herself as to the doubts he still entertained.

These couldn't be more like Earth organisms if they'd been transplanted from home to delude us.

Might it not be a hoax purposely put in his way to delude him?

Such a person they endeavour to delude with various pretences.

It may be, that it pleases me to delude mankind, while I thus serve the deities.

But I mean you fairly, and will not delude you with false expectation.

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