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Word: illusive

Definition: deceiving; based on illusion; causing illusion; deceptive


More Vocab Words

::: efface - rub out; remove the surface of
::: irksome - annoying; tedious; V. irk: annoy
::: teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
::: swill - drink greedily
::: tinge - give a slight degree of a color or quality to; N: slight degree of a color or quality; Ex. tinged with grey/jealousy
::: excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
::: barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
::: riveting - holding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing
::: profound - deep; not superficial; complete; Ex. profound thinker/remark/silence/deafness; N. profundity
::: application - diligent attention; diligence; V. apply oneself