vocab. lesson 14

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10 terms

adduce

the cite as an example or means of proof in an argument

confound

to cause to become confused or perplexed

construe

to interpret; to explain the meaning of

conundrum

with a difficult, unsolvable, or self-contradictory problem; a dilemma

cryptic

having hidden meaning; mysterious

equivocate

to use language that is evasive or ambiguous; often in an attempt to mislead; to avoid making an explicit or straightforward statement

paradox

a seemingly contradictory statement that may nonetheless be true

patent

obvious; plain; apparent

perspicacity

an acuteness of perception; observation; or understanding; or sharpness

rudimentary

in the earliest stages of development

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