One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘I was under no illusion about the difficulty of my job’
delusion, misapprehension, misconception, deception, false impression, mistaken impression
fantasy, dream, chimera, fool's paradise, self-deception, castles in the air, castles in Spain
fallacy, error, misjudgement, fancy
2‘the lighting helps to increase the illusion of depth’
appearance, impression, imitation, semblance, pretence, sham
false appearance, deceptive appearance, deception, misperception
3‘the magical illusion is created using mirrors, lights, and paint’
mirage, hallucination, apparition, phantasm, phantom, vision, spectre, fantasy, figment of the imagination, will-o'-the-wisp, trick of the light
4‘he is keen to dispel any impression that his illusions are achieved using TV trickery’
magic trick, conjuring trick, trick, deception
magic, conjuring, sleight of hand, legerdemain, trickery
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