illude


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illude

(ɪˈluːd)
vb
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) literary to trick or deceive
[C15: from Latin illūdere to sport with, from lūdus game]

il•lude

(ɪˈlud)
v.t. -lud•ed, -lud•ing.
1. to deceive or trick.
2. Obs.
a. to mock or ridicule.
b. to evade.
[1445–50; Middle English < Latin illūdere to mock, ridicule; see illusion]

illude


Past participle: illuded
Gerund: illuding

Imperative
illude
illude
Present
I illude
you illude
he/she/it illudes
we illude
you illude
they illude
Preterite
I illuded
you illuded
he/she/it illuded
we illuded
you illuded
they illuded
Present Continuous
I am illuding
you are illuding
he/she/it is illuding
we are illuding
you are illuding
they are illuding
Present Perfect
I have illuded
you have illuded
he/she/it has illuded
we have illuded
you have illuded
they have illuded
Past Continuous
I was illuding
you were illuding
he/she/it was illuding
we were illuding
you were illuding
they were illuding
Past Perfect
I had illuded
you had illuded
he/she/it had illuded
we had illuded
you had illuded
they had illuded
Future
I will illude
you will illude
he/she/it will illude
we will illude
you will illude
they will illude
Future Perfect
I will have illuded
you will have illuded
he/she/it will have illuded
we will have illuded
you will have illuded
they will have illuded
Future Continuous
I will be illuding
you will be illuding
he/she/it will be illuding
we will be illuding
you will be illuding
they will be illuding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been illuding
you have been illuding
he/she/it has been illuding
we have been illuding
you have been illuding
they have been illuding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been illuding
you will have been illuding
he/she/it will have been illuding
we will have been illuding
you will have been illuding
they will have been illuding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been illuding
you had been illuding
he/she/it had been illuding
we had been illuding
you had been illuding
they had been illuding
Conditional
I would illude
you would illude
he/she/it would illude
we would illude
you would illude
they would illude
Past Conditional
I would have illuded
you would have illuded
he/she/it would have illuded
we would have illuded
you would have illuded
they would have illuded
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References in periodicals archive ?
Not even "le grand Gustave" could ultimately illude [sic] himself as a formative power in his work--not after the pain of a lifetime directed to no other end.
Quando, subito dopo essere sbarcata nel Belpaese, Eva acquista i biglietti dell'autobus dal tabaccaio, rimane abbacinata dallo spettacolo del superfluo e si illude di essere approdata in "un altro mondo" (109):
The functioning of the lane changing assist did illude us, trying everything except swirving into vehicles to try to get it to chime.
42) Allora una mera ripetizione del mito non e sufficiente a ristabilire un vissuto e perche cio abbia luogo e necessaria la cerimonia, il rito che, con il ricorso a piccoli gesti e a ripetizioni, si illude di riconquistare la fluidita del vissuto.
However, both Star Spangled and Illude finished second under McEvoy at the country track.
As Ed Cohen writes, "Basil's portrait of Dorian can embody his desire for the eponymous character, and yet a male homoerotic passion remains, in the dominant representational codes of the period, peccatum illude horribile non nominandum inter christanos--or, in a bad paraphrase of Lord Alfred Douglas, a love whose name the text dare not speak" (811).