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  Words related to illusion

Related / Similar Words: magic trick, conjuring trick, trick, magic, legerdemain, conjuration, deception, delusion, head game, fantasy, phantasy, fancy, semblance

 

Definition:
  • an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers;
  • the act of deluding; deception by creating illusory ideas;
  • something many people believe that is false; "they have the illusion that I am very wealthy";
  • an erroneous mental representation;

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    Hyponyms: card trick, prestidigitation, sleight of hand, bubble, will-o'-the-wisp, ignis fatuus, wishful thinking, apparition, phantom, phantasm, phantasma, shadow, irradiation, phantom limb

     

    Derivational Morphology: deceive, lead on, delude, cozen, visualize, visualise, envision, project, fancy, see, figure, picture, image, fantasize, fantasise

     

     
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