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- v. to delude, fool
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To play upon by artifice; to deceive; to mock; to excite and disappoint the hopes of.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To play upon; mock; deceive with false hopes.
From Latin illūdō. (Wiktionary)