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delusive

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adjective de·lu·sive \-ˈlü-siv, -ˈlü-ziv\

Definition of delusive

  1. 1 :  likely to delude <delusive promises>

  2. 2 :  constituting a delusion <delusive beliefs>

de·lu·sive·ly adverb
de·lu·sive·ness noun


Examples of delusive

  1. <delusive promises of high-paying jobs for the illegal immigrants>



1605

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1605


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