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delude
used in Arrowsmith

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deceive (convince to have a false belief)
  • That's the kind of delusions these laboratory fellows get unless they have some practical practice to keep 'em well balanced.
    Chapter 17 (35% in)
  • The pastor of the Jonathan Edwards Church touched up a sermon about Sin in High Places by a reference to "one who, while like a Czar he pretends to be safeguarding the city from entirely imaginary dangers, yet winks at the secret vice rampant in hidden places; who allies himself with the forces of graft and evil and the thugs who batten on honest but deluded Labor; one who cannot arise, a manly man among men, and say, 'I have a clean heart and clean hands.'
    Chapter 24 (56% in)

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