Meaning of sophistry

soph•ist•ry

Pronunciation: (sof'u-strē), [key]
— pl. -ries.
  1. a subtle, tricky, superficially plausible, but generally fallacious method of reasoning.
  2. a false argument; sophism.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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