DELUDED: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for DELUDED?

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Associations of "Deluded" (30 Words)

bamboozleCheat or fool.
He bamboozled his professors into thinking that he knew the subject well.
bilkEvade; elude.
Government waste has bilked the taxpayer of billions of dollars.
cheatAn act of cheating a fraud or deception.
She always cheats at cards.
cheatingViolating accepted standards or rules.
chicaneryThe use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them.
Storylines packed with political chicanery.
conspiracyA secret plan by a group to do something unlawful or harmful.
They were cleared of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.
cozenAct with artful deceit.
Do not think to cozen your contemporaries.
deceitThe quality of being fraudulent.
A web of deceit.
deceive(of a thing) give (someone) a mistaken impression.
He had deceived her with another woman.
deceptionA thing that deceives.
Obtaining property by deception.
deceptiveGiving an appearance or impression different from the true one; misleading.
Deliberately deceptive packaging.
defraudDeprive of by deceit.
He used a second identity to defraud the bank of thousands of pounds.
dissimulationA flock of small birds.
His audience consisted of a dissimulation of birds.
fraudA person or thing intended to deceive others, typically by unjustifiably claiming or being credited with accomplishments or qualities.
Prosecutions for social security frauds.
fraudulentIntended to deceive – S.T.Coleridge.
Fraudulent psychics.
hoaxSubject to a playful hoax or joke.
A hoax 999 call.
hoodwinkConceal one’s true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end.
Staff were hoodwinked into thinking the cucumber was a sawn off shotgun.
humbugPretentious or silly talk or writing.
His comments are sheer humbug.
liarA person who tells lies.
Shelley wasn t a good liar.
mulctDeprive of by deceit.
A rapacious old woman who would never miss the few dollars mulcted of her.
peculationThe fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else.
perfidyAn act of deliberate betrayal.
It was an example of his perfidy.
perpetratePerform an act, usually with a negative connotation.
Perpetrate a crime.
phonyA person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives.
rebelTake part in a rebellion renounce a former allegiance.
Tory rebels.
An insurance scam.
swindleUse deception to deprive (someone) of money or possessions.
He swindled me out of my inheritance.
treacherousTending to betray especially having a treacherous character as attributed to the Carthaginians by the Romans.
Treacherous intrigues.
trickA peculiar or characteristic habit or mannerism.
That offer was a dirty trick.
trickeryThe practice of deception.
The dealer resorted to trickery.

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