Allusion and illusion





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How to use the words Allusion and 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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