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adjective as in tricked

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Example Sentences

So if you decide to play, don’t delude yourself about the risks you are taking.

From Vox

She deludes herself into thinking she has twin boys with Vision.

From Time

While obviously not as cartoonish as the deluded leaders in The Office, du Pont seemed to stretch credulity at times.

All but in the fevered dreams of power mad politicians and their deluded followers is a world without immigration possible.

But for Dawkins the “rape is rape is rape” believers are the deluded absolutists.

When news leaked that Beyoncé lip-synced “The Star Spangled Banner,” her “Beyhive” came alive in (deluded) defense of the star.

The aggrieved and deluded suggest secession—a question that was definitively settled four score and seven years ago.

The simple honest-hearted General, who knew not the guile of their hearts, was deluded into wishing them success.

Let not yourselves be deluded by those who seek the ruin of your province, and of the whole nation.

But I never deluded myself for a moment that I was anything approaching those old-time belles.

I glanced through the letter again, and I felt a warm gush of pity for our poor deluded Liosha.

Yet Mr. O'Connell and his party did not fail to stir up the evil passions of the deluded multitude.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to deluded, such as: misled, tricked, betrayed, deceived, duped, and fooled.

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