Grammar Bomb: ALLUSION vs ILLUSION

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Grammar Bomb1724.003_Allusion vs Illusion

 

“The magician’s power is in the illusion of magic,

and in the host’s allusion to his own previous successes.”

 

allusion {noun} [THINK: expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it]
illusion {noun} [THINK: likely to be wrongly perceived or interpreted by the senses]

 

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