Dishonest and deceptive

delude
(v)
dǝ-LYOOD
Meaning

deceive; trick

1st Sample Sentence

She has allowed her boyfriend to delude her with his nonsensical dreams of making millions as a rock star.

Root

de (down, to one's detriment)#ludere (to play) (Latin)

Antonyms

disabuse

Mnemonics

very close to the word elude, and when you elude someone in a clever way, you are actually deceiving them.

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