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euphemism

a mild or pleasant word or phrase that is used instead of one that is unpleasant or offensive

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oversimplification

to describe something in a way that does not include all the facts which causes misunderstanding

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bandwagon

a popular activity, effort, cause, etc. that attracts growing support

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faulty cause-effect

suggesting that because B follows A, A must cause B

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begging the question

assuming the conclusion (of an argument)

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scapegoat

a person who is unfairly blamed for something that others have done

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rationalizing

to make something seem proper, more attractive, etc.

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stereotype

believing unfairly that all people or things with a particular characteristic are the same

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slogans

words or phrases that are easy to remember and are used by a group to attract attention

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doublespeak

language that can be understood in more than one way and is used to trick people

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internal contradiction

when a statement contains two contradicting ideas

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white propaganda

propaganda that is properly sourced and contains true information

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black propaganda

propaganda pretending to be from a friendly source, but is actually from an adversary; intended to deceive

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grey propaganda

propaganda that lies somewhere between white and black on the deception scale