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Definition of "deludes" [deludes]

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of delude. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "deludes" in a sentence
  • "The danger is that jargon deludes both the speaker and the audience."
  • "There are two significant ways in which this fixation on passion as a prerequisite for success in business is seriously damaging: it deludes new and potential entrepreneurs into believing that if only they can find their 'true north', then their business venture will surely succeed; and it is hijacking or at least hobbling the development of serious leaders with genuine depth."
  • "DeNiro's reaction is a double denial: he's trying not to laugh at Harvey, and his character cannot abide being mistaken for a cop; he's not, but he deludes himself, his parents and Iris that he's on secret mission for the government."