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Noun: befooling  bi'foo-ling
Usage: archaic
  1. Derision of someone or something as foolish or absurd or inconsistent
    - stultification
Verb: befool  bi'fool
Usage: archaic
  1. Make a fool or dupe of
    - fool, gull
  2. Fool or hoax
    "The immigrant was befooled because he trusted everyone";
    - gull, dupe, slang [archaic, informal], cod [Brit, informal], fool, put on, take in, put one over [informal], put one across [informal]

Type of: betray, cozen [literary], deceive, delude, derision, lead astray, lead on