The reality is that it wiped out a lot of illusory gains and replaced them with a lot of illusory losses.
In the end, though, the size of the field staff, the number of offices, and the number of early voters might be illusory.
The Bush Doctrine recognized the pitfalls of condoning authoritarian governance in exchange for an illusory promise of stability.
The old Marxist rhetoric of class struggle and equality is illusory.
This illusory feeling of benefit is an important finding in its own right.
He found something mysterious, illusory, phantasmal about her which filled him with awe.
It may be remote, it may be hidden by centuries of illusory nationality, but it must be there.
Time after time, I was struck by the change in their attitude after the briefest enjoyment of this illusory power.
These are the illusory wills of man, and there is one way in which you may distinguish them from the true will.
Not only does he deny all absolute permanence, but even a relative permanence of things is declared to be illusory.