play, trick


  • delusive

    Something that is delusive deceives you by giving a false belief about yourself or the situation you are in.

  • illusory

    Something illusory appears real or possible; in fact, it is neither.

  • disillusion

    When you disillusion someone, you show that a belief they hold dear is untrue—thereby disheartening and disappointing them.

  • allusion

    passing reference or indirect mention

  • allusive

    characterized by indirect references

  • allusiveness

    a quality characterized by indirect reference

  • collusion

    secret agreement

  • delusion

    (psychology) an erroneous belief that is held in the face of evidence to the contrary

  • delusional

    suffering from or characterized by delusions

  • disillusionment

    freeing from false belief or illusions

  • elusive

    difficult to describe

  • elusiveness

    the quality of being difficult to grasp or pin down

  • illusion

    an erroneous mental representation

  • illusive

    based on or having the nature of an illusion

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