bluff, bamboozle, put something over on, humbug, hoodwink, cozen, four-flush, lead astray, beguile, double-cross, take in, honest, have, deceive, trick, play false, take for a ride, lead on.
His object was to delude
his parents, who were really over ninety years of age, into the idea that they could not be so very old, after all, seeing that they still had such a childlike son."
It knows how to delude,
how to terrify;- it has marvellous skill in feinting;- it is an abominable juggler....
At night, the problem of whether she loved him confronted the young man like a spectre, looming as high as a hill and telling him not to delude