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deludeverb be cunning, befool, beguile, bluff, cause error, cheat, cozen, create a false impression, cully, dazzle, deceive, decoy, defraud, deludere, dissemble, dupe, falsify, fool, give a false idea, give a false impression, gull, hoax, hoodwink, illude, inveigle, lead astray, lead into error, make a fool of, misdirect, misguide, misinform, mislead, misstate, mystify, persuade to believe error, play a trick on, practice chicanery, practice fraud upon, practice upon one's credulity, swindle, take advantage of, take in, trick
See also: bait, betray, bilk, circumvent, deceive, defraud, dupe, ensnare, evade, fabricate, fake, falsify, feign, hoodwink, illude, inveigle, lie, lure, misguide, misinform, mislead, misrepresent, misstate, palter, pretend, prevaricate