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Usage examples for delusory

  1. I hope to debate it at length later on; for the moment I would merely say that I define realism as the depicting of eternal, inner realities- the " things that really are" of Plato- as opposed to the description of transitory, external surfaces; the delusory masks and dominoes with which the human heart drapes and hides itself. – Far Off Things by Arthur Machen
  2. Out of Christ these promises are vain and delusory – Companion to the Bible by E. P. Barrows
  3. There were moments when the eye, aided by the glass, could penetrate through the open ports into the interior of the hull, catching fleeting and delusory glimpses of the movements within. – The Red Rover by James Fenimore Cooper