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delude
used in 1984 by Orwell

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Definition
deceive (convince to have a false belief)
  • In general, the greater the understanding, the greater the delusion; the more intelligent, the less sane.
    p. 215.7
  • Some years ago you had a very serious delusion indeed.
    p. 246.6
  • When you delude yourself into thinking that you see something, you assume that everyone else sees the same thing as you.
    p. 249.2

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