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Con vs. Delude

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Converb

(rare) To study or examine carefully, especially in order to gain knowledge of; to learn, or learn by heart.

Deludeverb

(transitive) To deceive into believing something which is false; to lead into error; to dupe.

Converb

To know, understand, acknowledge.

Deludeverb

To frustrate or disappoint.

Converb

To trick or defraud, usually for personal gain.

Deludeverb

To lead from truth or into error; to mislead the mind or judgment of; to beguile; to impose on; to dupe; to make a fool of.

‘To delude the nation by an airy phantom.’;

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Connoun

A disadvantage of something, especially when contrasted with its advantages (pros).

‘pros and cons’;

Deludeverb

To frustrate or disappoint.

‘It deludes thy search.’;

Connoun

(abbreviation) conservative

‘own the cons’;

Deludeverb

be false to; be dishonest with

Connoun

(slang) A convicted criminal, a convict.

Deludeverb

make (someone) believe something that is not true

‘too many theorists have deluded the public’;

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Connoun

(slang) A fraud; something carried out with the intention of deceiving, usually for personal, often illegal, gain.

Connoun

(informal) An organized gathering such as a convention, conference or congress.

Connoun

(informal) The conversion of part of a building.

‘We're getting a loft con done next year.’;

Connoun

Consumption; pulmonary tuberculosis.

Conadverb

Against the affirmative side; in opposition; on the negative side; - The antithesis of pro, and usually in connection with it. See Pro.

Converb

To know; to understand; to acknowledge.

‘Of muses, Hobbinol, I con no skill.’; ‘They say they con to heaven the highway.’;

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Converb

To study in order to know; to peruse; to learn; to commit to memory; to regard studiously.

‘Fixedly did lookUpon the muddy waters which he connedAs if he had been reading in a book.’; ‘I did not come into Parliament to con my lesson.’;

Converb

To conduct, or superintend the steering of (a vessel); to watch the course of (a vessel) and direct the helmsman how to steer.

Connoun

an argument opposed to a proposal

Connoun

a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison

Connoun

a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property

Converb

deprive of by deceit;

‘He swindled me out of my inheritance’; ‘She defrauded the customers who trusted her’; ‘the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change’;

Converb

commit to memory; learn by heart;

‘Have you memorized your lines for the play yet?’;

Conadverb

on the negative side;

‘much was written pro and con’;

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