Example sentences for: illusion

How can you use “illusion” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • So, like the Journal editorial dogma it recycles, The Greedy Hand must resort to distortion, hypocrisy, and illogic to create the illusion of incipient tax revolt.

  • What if that prosperity is a temporary illusion?

  • "A lazy, ham actor shows up to explain to poor Ed the secrets of Lee Strasberg's "Method"--how to be "private in public"--just like on Bravo's Inside the Actors Studio !" It turned out that this wasn't Dennis Hopper, however, but Dennis Hopper in the role of Ed's long-lost father--and few things can dispel the illusion of watching real people than a hack actor feigning naturalness via mannerisms recycled from James Dean and Montgomery Clift.

  • The "conversational illusion" that e-mail promotes seduces us into the kind of careless hyperbole common to conversation.

  • But then, why are we being paid, by the medium that's supplanting print, to prop up the illusion of print's importance?


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