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illusory

(i-loo′sŏ-rē) [L. illusorius, mocking, ironic]
Pert. to or causing an illusion; misleading; deceptive.
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It is the problem frames that illusively make a loss domain alternative appear to be in the gain domain under the positive frame condition via the shift of reference point.
Dead judges of the King's Bench could not impose a Christian conscience on large capital "in the hands of men without traditions and bound to no caste," could not control "this floating, detached mass of power which illusively seemed free of the earth.
111), which he qualifies, within the terms of the (outmoded) Petrarchan ideal, as 'a conventional tropology dependent upon the rhetorical dialectic between an illusive self and an illusively constructed beloved' (p.
Anyway, I have had to rig this rope and pulley system on the stairs so she can climb to base camp (her playroom) while the summit of Everest (the loft) remains illusively far away.
Alongside "The Raven,"(10) "Usher" represents one of the most prominent (and least explored) foregroundings of the very space of trickery, the gap of error that constitutes reading and that is illusively filled by interpretation, in all of Poe's work.