allusion vs. illusion – The Correct Way to Use Each – English Learning

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Allusion

Definition:

a passing reference or indirect mention

Examples:

Her blog made an allusion to the actor's criminal past.

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Illusion

Definition:

a deceptive appearance or impression; an erroneous mental representation

Examples:

they have the illusion that I am very wealthy

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