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68 terms
LSAT Vocabulary
Equivocate
Ambiguous
Assertion
Warrant
To use vague language, dodge
Having several possible meanings/unclear, doubtful, hard to u…
A strong statement or declaration, regardless of any evidence
A reason for doing something; justificatio
Equivocate
To use vague language, dodge
Ambiguous
Having several possible meanings/unclear, doubtful, hard to u…
82 terms
LSAT Words
author's opinion
author's opinion
author's opinion
author's opinion
appears
cogent
compelling
especially
author's opinion
appears
author's opinion
cogent
LSAT vocabulary
sovereignty
leery
irrevocable
append
supreme power or authority
cautious or wary due to realistic suspicions
not able to be changed, reversed, or recovered; final
add (something) as an attachment or supplement
sovereignty
supreme power or authority
leery
cautious or wary due to realistic suspicions
LSAT Words
ecclesiastical
promulgated
ostensibly
brusquely
of or relating to the Christian Church
published, made public
supposedly; purportedly; allegedly
adverb: in a blunt, direct manner
ecclesiastical
of or relating to the Christian Church
promulgated
published, made public
LSAT Review
Assumption
SIs that introduce conclusions (8)
SIs that introduce premises (4)
what should you look at when dealing w…
an unstated premise; something you can add as a premise (usua…
therefore, consequently, thus, hence, so, accordingly, it fol…
since, because, for, after all
REASONING! doesnt matter what order the premises and conclusi…
Assumption
an unstated premise; something you can add as a premise (usua…
SIs that introduce conclusions (8)
therefore, consequently, thus, hence, so, accordingly, it fol…
5 terms
LSAT Vocab
Presupposes
Presupposition
Suffice
Assails
To assume something beforehand
Something taken to be true without proof
To be enough... To Satisfy ... Sufficent
Attacks or Assaults... (Attacks something or someone)
Presupposes
To assume something beforehand
Presupposition
Something taken to be true without proof
33 terms
LSAT Words
Leads to
Only
Worst
Many
Causality
If/then statement; 100%
Superlative; Comparative
Subjective (weak)
Leads to
Causality
Only
If/then statement; 100%
112 terms
LSAT Terminology
Precise Words
All
always will
none
likelihood
Precise 100%
Precise 100%
Precise 0%
Precise Words
likelihood
All
Precise 100%
38 terms
LSAT Glossry
Analogy
Appositive
Assumption
Cause
A stated or implied comparison between two different things t…
A phrase, usually set off by commas, used to describe or defi…
Unstated evidence
To increase the likelihood of
Analogy
A stated or implied comparison between two different things t…
Appositive
A phrase, usually set off by commas, used to describe or defi…
120 terms
LSAT Vocab
presuppose
obeisance
eschew
on balance
Presume, assume, take for granted
Gesture expressing respect
Avoid, abstain from, shun
Overall, with all things considered, on average
presuppose
Presume, assume, take for granted
obeisance
Gesture expressing respect
113 terms
LSAT Vocabulary
Antecedent
Assertion
Assumption
Claim
Going before; preceding; an occurrence or event preceding ano…
An emphatic statement; declaration. An assertion supported by…
A belief or statement taken for granted without proof.
An assertion, usually supported by evidence
Antecedent
Going before; preceding; an occurrence or event preceding ano…
Assertion
An emphatic statement; declaration. An assertion supported by…
125 terms
LSAT - terms
Antecedent
Assertion
Assumption
Claim
A preceding event, condition, or cause.... Example: If A(definit…
To declare positively
To take for granted that something is true
To assert
Antecedent
A preceding event, condition, or cause.... Example: If A(definit…
Assertion
To declare positively
LSAT Words
All... None
Most... Not Most
Some ... Not All
Comparative Words ... Definition and Trea…
Precise Words... All= Always will... None = Never
Precise Words... Most= Probably, Likely, Usually... Not Most= Not L…
Precise Words... Some= Can... Not All= Not Always
Def= Any word that states or implies a comparison... Treatment=…
All... None
Precise Words... All= Always will... None = Never
Most... Not Most
Precise Words... Most= Probably, Likely, Usually... Not Most= Not L…
139 terms
LSAT Vocab
pundit
cryptic
synapse
ominous
A self-professed expert in a particular field, especially as…
Having hidden meaning.... Mystified or of an obscure nature.
a junction between two nerve cells, consisting of a minute ga…
giving the impression that something bad or unpleasant is goi…
pundit
A self-professed expert in a particular field, especially as…
cryptic
Having hidden meaning.... Mystified or of an obscure nature.
93 terms
LSAT Vocabulary
advocate
anomaly
appeal to
concurrent
to support
a rare exception
to offer something as evidence
existing at the same time
advocate
to support
anomaly
a rare exception
23 terms
LSAT terminology
Precise words (16)
Comparative word definition
Comparative words are typically consid…
Can comparative words become weak in c…
(1) all... (2) always... (3) will... (4) none... (5) never... (6) most... (7) p…
any word that states or implies a comparison
strong language
yes-- and they can involve varying degrees of strength
Precise words (16)
(1) all... (2) always... (3) will... (4) none... (5) never... (6) most... (7) p…
Comparative word definition
any word that states or implies a comparison
20 terms
LSAT Terms
valid
arguments
invalid argument
temporal infallacy
when a conclusion of an argument can be logically inferred fr…
at least one premise and a conclusion
an argument is invalid if the conclusion cannot be properly i…
just because it has not happened yet, does not it mean it can't
valid
when a conclusion of an argument can be logically inferred fr…
arguments
at least one premise and a conclusion
96 terms
LSAT prep
LR assumption strategy
LR assumption Q stem idetifiers
LR strengthen/weaken strategy
LR strengthen/weaken Q stem identifiers
Bridge the gap between the evidence and the conclusion.
"assumed," "assumption," "presuppose," "if added to the premi…
Find the answer that makes the conclusion more or less likely…
"strengthen," "most strongly supports the author," "most weak…
LR assumption strategy
Bridge the gap between the evidence and the conclusion.
LR assumption Q stem idetifiers
"assumed," "assumption," "presuppose," "if added to the premi…
47 terms
LSAT Vocabulary
Contend
in addition
qualified endorsement
when
to argue that something is true
moreover
to argue that something is true
a word that introduces a sufficient condition (except when pr…
Contend
to argue that something is true
in addition
moreover
150 terms
LSAT Vocabulary
Acquit
Advent
Aerate
Ameliorate
To relieve from a charge of fault or crime, to declare not gu…
A coming into place, view or being; arrival.... The coming of Ch…
To expose to the action or effect of air or to cause air to c…
To make or become better, more bearable, or more satisfactory…
Acquit
To relieve from a charge of fault or crime, to declare not gu…
Advent
A coming into place, view or being; arrival.... The coming of Ch…
1,016 terms
LSAT Terms
indigenous
subjective
paradox
anomalous
native, originating in a place
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
seeming contradiction or an actual contradiction
irregular, unusual
indigenous
native, originating in a place
subjective
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
42 terms
LSAT Vocabulary
Antecedent
Consequent
Contention
Correlation
Earlier in time or order; in logic, the conditional part of a…
Following as a result, inference, or natural effect
A point maintained in an argument; a heated disagreement
A reciprocal, parallel, or complementary relationship between…
Antecedent
Earlier in time or order; in logic, the conditional part of a…
Consequent
Following as a result, inference, or natural effect
20 terms
LSAT Definitions
always
at odds with
atypical
cite
the temporal version of all
contradictory
nonrepresentative
to employ...as a premise
always
the temporal version of all
at odds with
contradictory
LSAT terminology
However
But
Yet
Although
Contrast
Contrast
Contrast
Contrast
However
Contrast
But
Contrast
Lsat words
Warranted
Imposition
Phenomena
Sovereignty
Justify, necessitate, officially affirm
Action or process of imposing somethong or of being imposed.…
Observable fact or event, typically unusual or difficult to u…
Supreme power or authority, authority of a state to govern it…
Warranted
Justify, necessitate, officially affirm
Imposition
Action or process of imposing somethong or of being imposed.…
102 terms
LSAT Vocab
presupposition
explicit assumption
contrarian doubt
sufficient justification
a thing tacitly assumed beforehand at the beginning of a line…
explicit assumptions are assumptions of which the intention i…
...
insufficient justification is when an individual utilizes int…
presupposition
a thing tacitly assumed beforehand at the beginning of a line…
explicit assumption
explicit assumptions are assumptions of which the intention i…
69 terms
LSAT Definitions
likelihood
more often than not
moreover
most...not
probability
temporal version of most
furthermore
a minority of
likelihood
probability
more often than not
temporal version of most
LSAT Vocab
Inference
Consequence
Deduction
Main Point
Something that MUST be true, synonomous with a valid conclusi…
Inference, conclusion
Inference, conclusion
Conclusion
Inference
Something that MUST be true, synonomous with a valid conclusi…
Consequence
Inference, conclusion
15 terms
LSAT (Overview)
How many hours is the LSAT Exam?
How many sections are there in the exam?
How much time are you given for each s…
Are there multiple choice questions?
3 Hours 45 Minutes.
Six sections.
35 minutes each section.
Yes.
How many hours is the LSAT Exam?
3 Hours 45 Minutes.
How many sections are there in the exam?
Six sections.
25 terms
LSAT prep
premise
conclusion
inference
deductive reasoning
the evidence
the hypothesis
if A is true, B is also true
you come up with a specific conclusion from a general premise…
premise
the evidence
conclusion
the hypothesis
1,598 terms
LSAT-Vocabulary Words
indigenous
subjective
paradox
anomalous
native, originating in a place
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
seeming contradiction or an actual contradiction
irregular, unusual
indigenous
native, originating in a place
subjective
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
LSAT: Logical Games
[ A _ B ] ... A in inspected __?__ B
[ A _ B ] ... B is inspected __?__ A
[ A _ _ _ B ] ... There are exactly th…
D is inspected exactly two days before…
before / ahead of
after / behind
between / separated by
[ D _ E ]
[ A _ B ] ... A in inspected __?__ B
before / ahead of
[ A _ B ] ... B is inspected __?__ A
after / behind
123 terms
LSAT vocab
Accumulate
Adduce
Advance
Advocate
To gather or pile up especially little by little; amass
To offer as example, reason, or proof in discussion or analysis
To accelerate the growth or progress of
One that defends or maintains a cause or proposal
Accumulate
To gather or pile up especially little by little; amass
Adduce
To offer as example, reason, or proof in discussion or analysis
312 terms
LSAT Vocabulary
jurisprudence
common law
precedents
criminal law
the study of law, Romans turned law into a science
law based on court decisions rather than legal code
a ruling in an earlier case that was similar
laws that seek to prevent people from deliberately or reckles…
jurisprudence
the study of law, Romans turned law into a science
common law
law based on court decisions rather than legal code
20 terms
LSAT Vocab words
Ambivalent
assess
because
compelling
having conflicted feelings about something
appraise
since
attracting strong interest
Ambivalent
having conflicted feelings about something
assess
appraise
1,598 terms
LSAT-Vocabulary Words
indigenous
subjective
paradox
anomalous
native, originating in a place
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
seeming contradiction or an actual contradiction
irregular, unusual
indigenous
native, originating in a place
subjective
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
11 terms
LSAT Prep
None
Some
Many
At least 1
0%
1% - 100%
1% - 100 %
1% - 100%
None
0%
Some
1% - 100%
89 terms
LSAT Vocabulary
Arcane
Aspect
Confuse... With...
Consensus
Obscure
Facet
To fail to distinguish between... And...
Widespread agreement among all members of a group
Arcane
Obscure
Aspect
Facet
80 terms
LSAT: Flawed Methods of Reasoning
Circular Reasoning
Ambiguous Word Usage
Misinterpreting a Key Term
Unfairly Redefining a Key Term
Circular Reasoning
Ambiguous Word Usage
LSAT Test
How many parts?
Sections
How long?
Aim to score
5
1. Reading Comprehension... 2. Analytical Reasoning... 3. Logical R…
4 hour exam (35 mins each)
160
How many parts?
5
Sections
1. Reading Comprehension... 2. Analytical Reasoning... 3. Logical R…
1,598 terms
LSAT-Vocabulary Words
indigenous
subjective
paradox
anomalous
native, originating in a place
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
seeming contradiction or an actual contradiction
irregular, unusual
indigenous
native, originating in a place
subjective
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
lsat defintions
anomaly
arcane
at odds with
despite
a rare exception
obscure
contradictory
notwithstanding
anomaly
a rare exception
arcane
obscure
5 terms
LSATS
Assumption
Conclusion Indicators
Premise Indicators
Continuity Indicators
Asking you find the unstated premise. It may not be true.... So…
Therefor, consequently, thus, hence, hence, accordingly, it f…
since (C since P), Because, for (Philosphical c for p) aftera…
And, additionally, in addition, as well as, furthermore, also…
Assumption
Asking you find the unstated premise. It may not be true.... So…
Conclusion Indicators
Therefor, consequently, thus, hence, hence, accordingly, it f…
1,016 terms
LSATs
indigenous
subjective
paradox
anomalous
native, originating in a place
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
seeming contradiction or an actual contradiction
irregular, unusual
indigenous
native, originating in a place
subjective
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
LSAT Quantifiers
Some
some but not all
Only Some
Most
Definition: at least one up to and including All
includes the possibility of none up to everything shy of all…
Excludes none and all. So at least one up to just shy of all.
more than half (greater than 50%) ... synonyms: a majority, a p…
Some
Definition: at least one up to and including All
some but not all
includes the possibility of none up to everything shy of all…
12 terms
LSAT Quantifiers
All of A are B... All of B are C... All of…
Some A are B... All of B are C... Some A ar…
All of A are B... Some B are C... Some A ar…
Most A are B... All of B are C... Most A ar…
Valid
Valid
Invalid
Valid
All of A are B... All of B are C... All of…
Valid
Some A are B... All of B are C... Some A ar…
Valid
LSAT: Reading Section Question Stems
Which one of the following best expres…
The primary purpose of the passage is…
In the passage, the author's primary c…
According to the passage . . .
Main Idea
Main Idea
Main Idea
Description
Which one of the following best expres…
Main Idea
The primary purpose of the passage is…
Main Idea
15 terms
LSAT Flaws
Exclusivity
Sampling
Composition
Sufficiency and Necessity
-Fails to establish an exhaustive list of options ... -Fails to…
-Sampling group not an accurate representation of group it pu…
-Whole has property, so all/most/some of its parts must have…
A->B = B->A / A->B + B = A... A->B = Not A -> Not B / A->B + No…
Exclusivity
-Fails to establish an exhaustive list of options ... -Fails to…
Sampling
-Sampling group not an accurate representation of group it pu…
LSAT Clues
Conclusion Indicators
Premise Indicators
"Additional" Premise Indicators
Counter Premise Indicators
thus, therefore, hence, consequently, as a result, so, accord…
because, since, for, for example, for the reason that, in tha…
used to introduce other premises that support the conclusion…
introduce something that actually contains an idea that is co…
Conclusion Indicators
thus, therefore, hence, consequently, as a result, so, accord…
Premise Indicators
because, since, for, for example, for the reason that, in tha…
951 terms
LSAT Preparation
indigenous
subjective
paradox
anomalous
native, originating in a place
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
seeming contradiction or an actual contradiction
irregular, unusual
indigenous
native, originating in a place
subjective
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
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