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sophistry

  
  
casuistry, fallacy, quibble, sophism  
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sophistry

  
  
Sophistry is the practice of using clever arguments that sound convincing but are in fact false.  
FORMAL      n-uncount  
Political selection is more dependent on sophistry and less on economic literacy.     

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sophistries     
Sophistries are clever arguments that sound convincing but are in fact false.  
FORMAL      n-plural  
They refuted the `sophistries of the economists'.     

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