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sophism

soph·ism

sophism

 
pronunciation:
sa fih zm
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an argument that sounds reasonable but is actually fallacious.
similar words:
casuistry, sophistry
definition 2: deceptive, specious, or fallacious argumentation; sophistry.
similar words:
casuistry, sophistry
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