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de·lu·sive

delusive

 
pronunciation:
dih lu sihv
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: tending to mislead or deceive.
He gave a delusive explanation of what he'd been doing that night.
similar words:
deceitful, deceptive
definition 2: of or similar to a delusion; unreal.
similar words:
phantom
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derivations: delusory (adj.), delusively (adv.), delusiveness (n.)