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paralogize

[ puh-ral-uh-jahyz ]
/ p蓹藞r忙l 蓹藢d蕭a瑟z /
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verb (used without object), pa路ral路o路gized, pa路ral路o路giz路ing.
to draw conclusions that do not follow logically from a given set of assumptions.
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Also especially British, pa路ral路o路gise .

Origin of paralogize

First recorded in 1590鈥1600; from Medieval Latin paralogiz膩re, from Greek paralog铆zesthai 鈥渢o reason falsely,鈥 equivalent to par谩log(os) (see para-1, logos) + -izesthai -ize
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