◄ Illusion ►

1. (n.) An unreal image; a deceptive appearance\; a false show; mockery; hallucination.

2. (n.) Hence: Anything agreeably fascinating and charming; enchantment; witchery; glamour.

3. (n.) A sensation originated by some external object, but so modified as in any way to lead to an erroneous perception; as when the rolling of a wagon is mistaken for thunder.

4. (n.) A plain, delicate lace, usually of silk, used for veils, scarves, dresses, etc.

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