And the feelings of security provided by guns may be delusive.
The question is: Will those negotiations be real and productive or — as the Iranians must hope — delusive and manipulative?
So it is with wind and solar today, and the president is engaging in delusive political practice by suggesting otherwise.
Lured by the delusive hope these words awakened, Pietro went on.
This pursuit of pleasure for pleasure's sake is delusive and destructive.
Duty is a term that can scarcely be said to have a meaning, except that which it derives from the delusive sense of liberty.
The delusive pleasures that follow in the train of dark-browed night, all told of Edwin.
Perhaps the most impressive case of this delusive cure of incurable disease is that of the Earl of Dunmore.
An answer in words is delusive; it is really no answer to the questions you ask.
I can bear up against the unbroken gloom of my future; I could not endure the changeful light of a delusive hope.'