verb (used with object), deluded, deluding.
to mislead the mind or judgment of; deceive:
His conceit deluded him into believing he was important.
Obsolete. to mock or frustrate the hopes or aims of.
Obsolete. to elude; evade.
to deceive the mind or judgment of; mislead; beguile
(rare) to frustrate (hopes, expectations, etc)
noun 1. a great flood of water; inundation; flood. 2. a drenching rain; downpour. 3. anything that overwhelms like a flood: a deluge of mail. 4. the Deluge, flood (def 3). verb (used with object), deluged, deluging. 5. to flood; inundate. 6. to overrun; overwhelm: She was deluged with congratulatory letters. noun 1. a great […]
adjective, defter, deftest. 1. dexterous; nimble; skillful; clever: deft hands; a deft mechanic. adjective 1. quick and neat in movement; nimble; dexterous
verb (used with object) 1. to bear or pay all or part of (the costs, expenses, etc.): The grant helped defray the expenses of the trip. verb 1. (transitive) to furnish or provide money for (costs, expenses, etc); pay
verb (used with object) 1. to ask for with proper authority; claim as a right: He demanded payment of the debt. 2. to ask for peremptorily or urgently: He demanded sanctuary. She demanded that we let her in. 3. to call for or require as just, proper, or necessary: This task demands patience. Justice demands […]