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11: Lesson 5

Argument and Debate

apologist (noun) a person who speaks in defense of a person, an idea, or a position
dissuade (verb) to discourage from doing something through persuasion
dupe (verb) to take advantage of people by tricking or fooling them (noun) Someone tricked and taken advantage of
fallacy (noun) a false belief or faulty and illogical reasoning
imply (verb) to hint; to suggest indirectly
indesputable (adj) beyond doubt or question; certain
infer (verb) to draw a conclusion from evidence
red herring (noun) something that draws attention away from the main issue
refute (verb) to prove to be false or invalid; to deny the accuracy or truth of
substantiate (verb) to support with evidence
Created by: SCJVSEnglish