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what is apologist

a person who speaks in defense of a person, an idea, or position

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what is dissuade

to discourage from doing something through persuasion

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what is dupe

verb

to take advantage of people by tricking them or fooling them

noun

someone tricked victim

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what is fallacy

a false belief

faulty and illogical reasoning

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what is imply

to hint, suggest indirectly

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what is indisputable

beyond doubt or question

certain

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what is infer

to draw conclusions from evidence

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what is red herring

something that draws attention away from main issue

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what is refute

to prove to be false or invalid; to deny the accuracy or truth of

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what is substantiate

to support with evidence

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what is accolade

great praise

an award

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what is adulation

adoration

excessive praise

flattery

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what is anathema

something or someone that is greatly hated and avoided

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what is commend

to give approval or praise

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what is critique

a detailed review

evaluation

to review

discuss

evaluate

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what is eulogy

a tribute to dead people

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what is homage

publicly expressed honor or respect

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what is laudable

worthy of praise and honor

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what is quibble

to arguecriticize or raise objections over usesless things

an unimportant complaint

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what is reproach

to criticize or express disapproval

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a person who speaks in defense of a person, an idea, or position

what is apologist

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to discourage from doing something through persuasion

what is dissuade

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verb

to take advantage of people by tricking them or fooling them

noun

someone tricked victim

what is dupe

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a false belief

faulty and illogical reasoning

what is fallacy

25

to hint, suggest indirectly

what is imply

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beyond doubt or question

certain

what is indisputable

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to draw conclusions from evidence

what is infer

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something that draws attention away from main issue

what is red herring

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to prove to be false or invalid; to deny the accuracy or truth of

what is refute

30

to support with evidence

what is substantiate

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great praise

an award

what is accolade

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adoration

excessive praise

flattery

what is adulation

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something or someone that is greatly hated and avoided

what is anathema

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to give approval or praise

what is commend

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a detailed review

evaluation

to review

discuss

evaluate

what is critique

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a tribute to dead people

what is eulogy

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publicly expressed honor or respect

what is homage

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worthy of praise and honor

what is laudable

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to arguecriticize or raise objections over usesless things

an unimportant complaint

what is quibble

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to criticize or express disapproval

what is reproach

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