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delude
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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deceive (convince to have a false belief)
  • No, she really was fascinated by Grushenka, that's to say, not by Grushenka, but by her own dream, her own delusion—because it was her dream, her delusion!
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (93% in)
  • No, she really was fascinated by Grushenka, that's to say, not by Grushenka, but by her own dream, her own delusion—because it was her dream, her delusion!
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (93% in)
  • It might, in fact, be simply his ravings, the delusion of an old man of ninety, over-excited by the auto da fe of a hundred heretics the day before.
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (54% in)
  • He was exerting himself to the utmost not to believe in the delusion and not to sink into complete insanity.
    Book 11 — Ivan (83% in)

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