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delude

verb [T]  /dɪˈlud/ us  
to fool yourself into believing something is true because you want it to be true, when it is actually not true: He’s deluding himself if he thinks he’s going to get that promotion.
Translations of “delude”
in Spanish engañar…
in French (se) tromper…
in German sich vormachen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 欺騙,矇騙…
in Russian обманывать…
in Turkish inandırmak, kandırmak, aldatma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 欺骗,蒙骗…
in Polish łudzić, oszukiwać…
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