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Flashcards in Set 13 Deck (21):
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Cogent

Convincing, compelling, logical

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Concord

Agreement, harmony, accord

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Debunk

Expose, show to be false

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Demur

Verb

To object, voice reservations

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Deride

Ridicule, mock, belittle

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Deter

Stop, prevent, discourage

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Detract

Belittle, devalue, lessen

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Diatribe

Noun

Tirade, verbal attack

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Digress

Deviate, stray, get off the subject

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Dispel

Dismiss, make disappear

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Divisive

Causing disagreement

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Dubious

Doubtful, uncertain, unsure

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Myopic

Narrow-minded, short sided

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Obstinate

Stubborn, inflexible

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Polarize

Put on opposite ends or extremes, divide into contrasting groups

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Pragmatic

Practical, sensible

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Presumption

Assumption, supposition

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Query

Inquiry, question

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Quizzical

Questioning, curious

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Reconnaissance

Investigation, exploration

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Allegory

A representation of something else