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adjective as in logical, rational

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This matter is, in the Indian dialectic of beauty, nonnegotiable.

His (mis)reading of the Megilla power dialectic meant tragedy for all.

He had five-year plans and seven-year plans by the bushel-full, and he never lost faith in the dialectic.

Islam is 1,400 years old; fascism entered the dialectic only with Benito Mussolini.

They are the yin and the yang of the whole film and they dance the dialectic to perfection.

One other illustration of this keen childish dialectic when face to face with the accuser deserves to be touched on.

As in the later days of Greece, rhetoric and dialectic are the most powerful of the arts.

In the Anglican doctorPage 119 it employs the dialectic and metaphysics of Aristotle.

The latter is a composition of the literary German with dialectic forms, and his rhythms are halting, his ideas one-sided.

He wrote extensively not only on medicine, but on philosophy, his writings taking throughout a more or less dialectic character.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dialectic, such as: dialectical, analytic, argumentative, controversial, persuasive, and polemical.

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