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delude
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Jane Eyre
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  • "I will make the world acknowledge you a beauty, too," he went on, while I really became uneasy at the strain he had adopted, because I felt he was either deluding himself or trying to delude me.
  • "I will make the world acknowledge you a beauty, too," he went on, while I really became uneasy at the strain he had adopted, because I felt he was either deluding himself or trying to delude me.
  • I asked was it a mere nervous impression — a delusion?
  • — what delusion has come over me?
  • No delusion — no madness: your mind, sir, is too strong for delusion, your health too sound for frenzy.
  • No delusion — no madness: your mind, sir, is too strong for delusion, your health too sound for frenzy.
  • "Now," said he, "that little space was given to delirium and delusion.

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  • She is a sincere but deluded idealist.
  • delusions of grandeur

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