allusion vs illusion :

allusion or illusion

An allusion is a reference, something you allude to: “Her allusion to flowers reminded me that Valentine’s Day was coming.” In that English paper, don’t write “literary illusions” when you mean“allusions.” A mirage, hallucination, or a magic trick is an illusion. (Doesn’t being fooled just make you ill?)

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  • n  passing reference or indirect mention

  • n  an erroneous mental representation
  • n  something many people believe that is false
    they have the illusion that I am very wealthy
  • n  the act of deluding; deception by creating illusory ideas
  • n  an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers
News & Articles

  • Magic show in the dark gives blind people a new experience
    The Louisville International Festival of Magic, Illusion & Unusual includes a show for the blind.
    June 16, 2013 - FOX 41 Louisville
  • Illusion seek first win at home against Maine
    The Erie Illusion women's football team will try to break into the win column when it hosts the Maine Rebels today at 4 p.m. at Veterans Stadium.
    June 15, 2013 - Erie Times-News
  • Video Interview - Castle of Illusion's Classic Difficulty
    The senior producer for Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse emphasized that his game is not for children, it is for "gamers". The classic Genesis title is getting a full reimagining from Sega as a downloadable platformer launching this year. While 3D navigation has been added to certain areas of the game, the team wanted to keep the remake faithfully difficult to the original.  Watch the ...
    June 13, 2013 - Game Informer