argument

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argument from particular to general, of an a posteriori , empirical , inductive , pedagogical
sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory abstract , outline , precis , synopsis
argument, to cite as example or proof in adduce
argument or debate rhetoric agon , tune
angry argument altercation
argument, heated altercation , confrontation , contretemps
dispute and argument altercation , contretemps , ruction
information that can be used to attack or defend a claim or argument or viewpoint ammunition
argument from general to particular, of an analytical , a priori , deductive
verbal dispute; a wrangling argument argle-bargle , argy-bargy
idea used as basis for argument or theory axiom , postulate , premise
assumption that is basic to an argument basic assumption , constatation , self-evident truth
taking exception; especially an quibble based on a captious argument caption
statement of facts and reasons used to support an argument case
convincing argument case
argument that is illogical or complicated casuistry , choplogic , sophistry
noisy argument, to have caterwaul
evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections cavil , quibble , quiddity
argument that is conclusive clincher , determiner , determining factor
argument, convincing as in cogent , compelling , incisive , trenchant
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