illude

illude

[ih-lood]
verb (used with object), illuded, illuding.
1.
to deceive or trick.
2.
Obsolete.
a.
to mock or ridicule.
b.
to evade.

Origin:
1445–50; me < illūdere to mock, ridicule; see illusion

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illude (ɪˈluːd)
 
vb
literary to trick or deceive
 
[C15: from Latin illūdere to sport with, from lūdus game]

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