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Analogy

Different; similarity; comparison

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Arbitrary

Autocratic;!despotic; tyrannical

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Arbitrate

Decide a dispute

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Axiom

Self evident truth

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Axiomatic

Universally accepted as true

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Bias

Opinion to one side

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Bigoted

Narrow minded

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Bigotry

Views or behavior of a bigot

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Cogitate

Think over with care

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Criterion

Rule or test for judging

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Crux

Most important point

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Deduce

Derive by reasoning

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Dilemma

Issue or predicament

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Dogmatic

Asserting opinions as if they were facts

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Eclectic

Choosing from sources

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Fallacious

Deceptive or misleading

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Fallible

Liable to be mistaken

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Heterodox

Rejecting normally accepted beliefs

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Hypothetical

A hypothetical situation

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Illusion

Misleading appearance

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Indubitable

Incontrovertible

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Orthodox

Generally accepted

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Paradoxical

Having characteristics of a paradox

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Plausible

Apparently trustworthy

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Rational

Able to think clearly

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Rationalize

Invent excuses for one's actions

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Sophistry

Clever but deceptive reasoning

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Specious

Superficially true

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Speculate

Meditate; conjecture

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Tenable

capable of being maintained or defended