delude (someone) with (something)

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delude (someone) with (something)

To use something to induce someone to believe falsehoods. The realtor must have deluded Elizabeth with lies—why else would she have moved into such a dangerous neighborhood?
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delude someone with something

to fool or trick someone with something. She deluded us with her clever talk. Don't delude yourself with false hopes.
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