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Correct spelling:
illusion
Definition:
A playing upon: a mocking: deceptive appearance: false show: error.

Synonyms:

noun
appearance
seeming, seemings.
cognition
illusion, semblance.
deception
chicane, fast one, feint, hogwash, imposition, jive, cover up, chicanes, coverup, jives, mare's-nest, fast shuffle.
false appearance; false belief
apparition, bubble, chimera, confusion, deception, delusion, error, fallacy, fancy, fantasy, fool's paradise, ghost, hallucination, hocus-pocus, image, invention, mirage, misapprehension, misconception, mockery, myth, optical illusion, paramnesia, pipe dream, rainbow, seeming, semblance, trip, virtual reality, Idolism, Misbelief, Phantasm, head trip, daydream, false impression, misimpression, ignus fatuus, make-believe, figment of imagination, déjà vu.
ghost
apparition, bugaboo, bugbear, chimera, daemon, dracula, frankenstein, ghost, ghoul, hobgoblin, horror, incubus, monster, myth, nightmare, ogre, phantom, shadow, specter, spirit, succubus, terror, vampire, werewolf, Phantasm, bogey man.
illusion
conjuration, conjuring trick, deception, delusion, fancy, fantasy, head game, legerdemain, magic, magic trick, phantasy, semblance, trick.
imagination
ideality, imaginativeness, in sight, perceptibility, resourcefulness, unreality, visualization, wittiness, Idealities, visualizations, insights, creative thought, mental agility, unrealities.
imposition
hypocrisy.
insanity
insaneness, irresponsibility, mental disorder, psychosis, senselessness, Mental Disorders, Psychoses, witlessness.
preconception
preconceived idea, prejudgment, prejudgments.
prestidigitation
conjuration, conjurations.
psychopathy
psychopathy.
vision
warlock, Visions.
Examples of usage:
  1. He fancied, but could not be certain that it was not an illusion, that for an instant he could see two forms creeping along the decks. – The Boy Aviators' Flight for a Fortune by Wilbur Lawton
  2. Vaniman's presence on the scene added to the terrifying illusion produced by Britt. – When Egypt Went Broke by Holman Day
  3. It is exploring the illusion of trade, and its whole song is of trade. – A Tramp's Sketches by Stephen Graham
  4. It was only induced illusion by that- that Bork! – The Sky Is Falling by Lester del Rey
  5. The illusion still clung. – Watch Yourself Go By by Al. G. Field

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