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synonyms for sophistical

  • ambiguous
  • cagey
  • deceptive
  • false
  • misleading
  • unclear
  • vague
  • casuistic
  • casuistical
  • cunning
  • devious
  • dissembling
  • elusive
  • elusory
  • equivocating
  • fugitive
  • greasy
  • indirect
  • intangible
  • lying
  • oblique
  • prevaricating
  • shifty
  • shuffling
  • slippery
  • sly
  • stonewalling
  • ambiguous
  • deceitful
  • disingenuous
  • evasive
  • false
  • inaccurate
  • puzzling
  • wrong
  • beguiling
  • bewildering
  • confounding
  • deceiving
  • deluding
  • distracting
  • perplexing
  • casuistical
  • catchy
  • delusive
  • delusory
  • demagogic
  • fallacious
  • specious
  • spurious
  • tricky
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antonyms for sophistical

MOST RELEVANT
  • clear
  • definite
  • honest
  • truthful
  • direct
  • forthright
  • ready
  • straight
  • straightforward
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      How to use sophistical in a sentence

      This reasoning may seem to many persons mere casuistry, mere sophistical juggling with words.
      THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
      Another may not be wrong in his facts, but have a declamatory or sophistical vein in him, much to be guarded against.
      FRIENDS IN COUNCILARTHUR HELPS
      The savory ham was very appetizing, the Deacon was very hungry, and the argument was sophistical.
      SI KLEGG, BOOK 2 (OF 6)JOHN MCELROY
      No brilliancy in sophistical pleadings can make men long prefer what is new to that which is true.
      BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VJOHN LORD
      But I can't do that kind of thing, and I must stick to my little sophistical fantasies, or my bald reports of nature.
      THE COAST OF BOHEMIAWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
      We can hardly reckon a man in the right, who is so by accident, and through sophistical reasoning.
      VIEW OF THE STATE OF EUROPE DURING THE MIDDLE AGES, VOL. 3 (OF 3)HENRY HALLAM
      I thought, and still think, that it is sophistical in tone, and tampers with one of the most sacred of our instincts.
      MEMOIRS OF ARTHUR HAMILTON, B. A. OF TRINITY COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGEARTHUR CHRISTOPHER BENSON
      He palliated his conduct in a sophistical and Jesuitical manner.
      HISTORY OF THE JEWS, VOL. V (OF 6)HEINRICH GRAETZ
      I am not fanciful, or sophistical, or irrational, and I know perfectly what I am about.
      CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
      For this reason it is well to call your attention to the difference between the sophistical and the logical method of thought.
      THE POSITIVE OUTCOME OF PHILOSOPHYJOSEPH DIETZGEN
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      WORDS RELATED TO SOPHISTICAL

      • ambiguous
      • cagey
      • casuistic
      • casuistical
      • cunning
      • deceptive
      • devious
      • dissembling
      • elusive
      • elusory
      • equivocating
      • false
      • fugitive
      • greasy
      • indirect
      • intangible
      • lying
      • misleading
      • oblique
      • prevaricating
      • shifty
      • shuffling
      • slippery
      • sly
      • sophistical
      • stonewalling
      • unclear
      • vague
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