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Flashcards in Set 14 Deck (20):
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Refute

Prove wrong, disprove, counter

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Rhetoric

Persuasive/effective language, sounding smart

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Tangential

Mostly irrelevant, peripheral

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Tirade

Harangue, rant, diatribe

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Divulge

Reveal, make known

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Ambiguous

Unclear, imprecise, arguable

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Ambivalent

Unsure, indecisive

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Delineate

Describe, define, explain

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Diaphanous

Almost transparent, translucent

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Discern

Detect or perceive, distinguish, tell the difference

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Discriminate

Differentiate, distinguish

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Edify

Enlighten, inform, instruct

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Elucidate

Make clear, explain, clarify

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Enlighten

Inform, make clear, edify

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Epitome

Example of, essence, embodiment

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Equivocal

Misleading, ambiguous, vague

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Impervious

Impenetrable, impermeable

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Incisive

Clear, insightful

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Lucid

Clear, coherent

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Induction

Drawing a conclusion based on evidence