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to cause to accept what is false, especially by trickery or misrepresentation

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We're really deluding ourselves for another year thinking this is actually working."
Even now the Tory position on Europe is such that they are not only deluding themselves, but also, once again, trying to deceive the British electorate.
If it's an artistic intention that makes a work of art, as has so often been claimed, then one would have to say that Szeemann and those who followed him in appreciating Odermatt's photographs are deluding themselves, or else substituting their own artistic intentions for those lacking in the photographer himself.
As we confront what may be the next depression, I hope we have a better plan than deluding people already afflicted with affluenza into new buying binges.
But when we become adept at deluding our audiences, we also become capable of deluding ourselves.