Word of the Day – Nov. 18 – Eristic

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Dee Dee - Word of the Day

Dee Dee – Word of the Day

Adjective: Eristic (ih-RISS-tik)

Definition: Characterized by disputatious and often subtle and specious reasoning.

Sample sentence: Dialectical argument is a cooperative, two-sided truth-seeking art that requires a constructive and balanced attitude, whereas eristic dialogue is one-sided, quarrelsome, and antagonistic.

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