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illude

[ih-lood] /ɪˈlud/
verb (used with object), illuded, illuding.
1.
to deceive or trick.
2.
Obsolete.
  1. to mock or ridicule.
  2. to evade.
Origin
1445-1450
1445-50; me < illūdere to mock, ridicule; see illusion
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illude

/ɪˈluːd/
verb
1.
(literary) to trick or deceive
Word Origin
C15: from Latin illūdere to sport with, from lūdus game
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Word Origin and History for illude
v.

early 15c., "to mock, to trick," from Latin illudere "to make sport of," from assimilated form of in- "in, into" (see in- (2)) + ludere "to play" (see ludicrous).

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