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synonyms for elenchus

  • rebuttal
  • argument
  • confutation
  • disproof
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How to use elenchus in a sentence

Cross-examination, the shock of the Elenchus, must be brought to bear upon it.
PLATO AND THE OTHER COMPANIONS OF SOKRATES, 3RD ED. VOLUME III (OF 4)GEORGE GROTE
The application of this Elenchus is the work of the Sophist, looked at on its best side.
PLATO AND THE OTHER COMPANIONS OF SOKRATES, 3RD ED. VOLUME III (OF 4)GEORGE GROTE
Impossible to answer them in such a way as to hold out against the negative Elenchus of a Sokratic pupil.
PLATO AND THE OTHER COMPANIONS OF SOKRATES, 3RD ED. VOLUME III (OF 4)GEORGE GROTE
Differences between the Republic and other dialogues — no mention of reminiscence nor of the Elenchus.
PLATO AND THE OTHER COMPANIONS OF SOKRATES, 3RD ED. VOLUME IV (OF 4)GEORGE GROTE
This is the point upon which Sokrates now brings his Elenchus to bear: his method of short question and answer.
PLATO AND THE OTHER COMPANIONS OF SOKRATES, 3RD ED. VOLUME II (OF 4)GEORGE GROTE
Upon this false persuasion of knowledge, the Sokratic Elenchus is brought to bear.
PLATO AND THE OTHER COMPANIONS OF SOKRATES, 3RD ED. VOLUME II (OF 4)GEORGE GROTE
Prefixed to his "Elenchus of opinions on Small-Pox," is a portrait that represents him as a well-looking fellow.
A BOOK ABOUT DOCTORSJOHN CORDY JEAFFRESON
Elenchus quorumdam eorum qui de ludis scripserunt, et de ludis orientalibus; auctore Thoma Hyde.
FACTS AND SPECULATIONS ON THE ORIGIN AND HISTORY OF PLAYING CARDSWILLIAM ANDREW CHATTO
His peculiar gift was that of cross-examination, or the application of his Elenchus to discriminate pretended from real knowledge.
PLATO AND THE OTHER COMPANIONS OF SOKRATES, 3RD ED. VOLUME I (OF 4)GEORGE GROTE
The separate value of the negative procedure or Elenchus was never before so unequivocally asserted, or so highly estimated.
PLATO AND THE OTHER COMPANIONS OF SOKRATES, 3RD ED. VOLUME I (OF 4)GEORGE GROTE
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WORDS RELATED TO ELENCHUS

  • argument
  • confutation
  • disproof
  • elenchus
  • rebuttal
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