Sophistry in a Sentence  πŸ”Š

Definition of Sophistry

a reason or argument that sounds correct but is actually false

Examples of Sophistry in a sentence

While the claim in the weight-loss ad sounds real, it is actually sophistry from a marketing department that hopes to sell a product at any cost.  πŸ”Š

Surprisingly, many debates are won by individuals who make use of sophistry to convince others they know something they do not.  πŸ”Š

During the debate, Senator Johnson accused his opponent of trying to win votes by using sophistry to convince the public of his impossible claims.  πŸ”Š

Although the cult leader knew he was being dishonest with his group members, he hoped they would believe his sophistry.  πŸ”Š

John tried to use sophistry to hide his illegal actions from the tax agency.  πŸ”Š

Because Mrs. Wilson knew Hank could not get a perfect score on the test, she did not believe his attempt to lie with sophistry.  πŸ”Š

Since the jury was turned off by the defendant’s attempt to deceive them with sophistry, they found him guilty on all charges.  πŸ”Š

The salesman used sophistry to convince the older couple to buy the more expensive vehicle.  πŸ”Š

Even though I am an adult now, my mother can still tell when I am trying to fool her with sophistry.  πŸ”Š

After the school learned the scientist’s theory was nothing but sophistry, it cancelled the research grant.  πŸ”Š

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