Thursday, 7 November 2013

Entry: delusive (adj.)

In context: "...intense romantic involvements offer a delusive analgesic for the paint of the hole, and tend to make the involvees clamp onto one another like covalence-hungry isotopes..."

Definition Having the attribute of deluding, characterized by delusion, tending to delude, deceptive.

and

2. Of the nature of a delusion.

Other

SNOOT score:  Lovely sentence by DFW.
 
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Source: Oxford English Dictionary   

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