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Word used to describe someone who wins arguments using persuasive but unsound logic.


  • Cheater

  • Trumpster

  • I found the word I was looking for, although I was a bit off with my definition... casuist

  • edited April 2018

    Sorry for the above, just could not resist.

    I believe chicanery could be what your are looking for. If not you could use it as the beginning of a thesaurus search.

  • I called him a flimflam man back in 2010, and nothing he has done since has called that judgment into question.

    Source: "The Paul Ryan Story: From Flimflam to Fascism" By Paul Krugman, The New York Times, April 12, 2018

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