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sophistic

so·phis·tic

sophistic

pronunciation:
s fI stihk
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or pertaining to sophists or sophistry.
definition 2: of an argument or line of reasoning, plausible but unsound; specious.
definition 3: using sophistry or sophistlike techniques.
derivations: sophistical (adj.), sophistically (adv.), sophisticalness (n.)
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The word sophistic contains the following part:
soph, -sophy Greek root that means wise, wisdom