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proposition

a statement that you want to prove or support

premise

evidence or reasons to support a statement

assumption

something accepted as true

skeptical

doubtful or questioning

analogy

a comparison of two or more things

dilemma

to have several possible unfavorable results

evidence

knowledge or experience used to support an idea

reasoning

to make a decision using evidence

emotion

feelings or sensitivity not based on evidence

ambiguous

more than one meaning or interpretation, unclear

valid

an argument where the conclusions come logically from the evidence

sound

using good judgment, good sense, and good reasoning

persuasive

influential or convincing

Red Herring

something to distract a person from the real issue

false dilemma

to claim two possible results when more than two are possible

Straw Man

to change someone's argument to make it easier to attack

fallacy

false, deceptive, or using poor reasoning

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