Word of the day

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sophistry (noun) – 1. Plausible but fallacious argumentation.
2. A plausible but misleading or fallacious argument.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : “Specious but fallacious reasoning,” mid-14th century, from Old French sophistrie (Modern French sophisterie), from Medieval Latin sophistria, from Latin sophista, sophistes. “Sophistry applies to reasoning as sophism to a single argument”.