Sophistry is the deliberate use of a false argument with the intent to trick someone or a false or untrue argument.
A false belief that is resistant to confrontation with actual facts.
An evading; specif., an avoiding of a duty, question, etc. by deceit or cleverness
Something meant to deceive or mistakenly accepted as true:
(Card Games) The cards (one from each player) played and won in a single round
The use of clever but tricky talk or action to deceive, evade, etc., as in legal dealings
A dishonest action or trick; fraud or lie
A plausible but fallacious argument.
Plausible but invalid reasoning
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