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paralogize

[puh-ral-uh-jahyz]
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verb (used without object), pa·ral·o·gized, pa·ral·o·giz·ing.
  1. to draw conclusions that do not follow logically from a given set of assumptions.
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Also especially British, pa·ral·o·gise.

Origin of paralogize

1590–1600; < Medieval Latin paralogizāre < Greek paralogízesthai to reason falsely, equivalent to parálog(os) (see para-1, logos) + -izesthai -ize
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