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tr.v. be·fooled, be·fool·ing, be·fools
1. To make a fool of.
2. To hoodwink; deceive.
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Noun1.befooling - derision of someone or something as foolish or absurd or inconsistent
derision - contemptuous laughter
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It was as though my memories of all Jonathan's horrid experience were befooling me.
The PTI, which was in power in KP, was befooling them while the PML-N leadership had always served the masses, he added.
Speaking about Imran Khan, he stated that Khan is befooling nation, he says one thing to Judicial Commission (JC) and another to nation.
After the BJP came to power by befooling the voters in the general elections, it has failed to lived up to its promise," he said.
Lucknow /Panaji, Oct 12 ( ANI ): Accusing the Central government of indulging in corruption, inflation and nepotism in public life, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Murli Manohar Joshi has alleged that the Congress-led UPA Government ' is befooling people with their cheap political tactics and trying to divert the key issues from mainstream topics'.
11 -- According to sources, police-patrolling officers allegedly use some females who ensnare a person, impress him and by befooling him turn him into a scapegoat.
Singh said that the Central Government has given unsuccessful effort to befooling people after organising three committees on the issue of price-rise.
The minister said Imran Khan should be ashamed of showing a false report in connection with NADRA, adding, the PTI chief was used to befooling people by showing such false papers.
PTI blamed: Muhammad Ahmad Khan, district secretary general of ANP, has said that PTI was befooling the public through sit-ins and enchanting lip service catchphrases only.
Addressing a press conference here at Peshawar Press Club he said that PTI leadership was befooling masses on the name of protest against power outages and suggested Imran Khan to stage it in Islamabad and Lahore instead in Peshawar.
New Delhi, Oct 9 ( ANI ): Criticizing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress spokesperson Rashid Alvi has said that the main opposition party has been playing double-standards and is befooling people with their cheap politics.
Singh, who belongs to the Bhumihar caste, said the upper castes were being ignored by the RJD and claimed that Lalu was befooling the minorities as well.