1. based on an illogical, unsound premise; 2. false, yet deceptive and tending to mislead
– Your hasty generalization is fallacious because you didn’t take time to do adequate research.
– He lost the debate because his arguments were based on fallacious reasoning.
– The case was overturned when it was determined that one of the witnesses had given a fallacious testimony.
– It was a fallacious argument, with no evidence behind it.
illogical, irrational, unsound, false,
logical, rational, correct,
1. to leave something to someone in a will; 2. to pass on or hand down
– When I die, I hope to bequeath much of what I have to the two charities I care most about.
– When the scientist passed away, he left behind, as a bequest, a new way of approaching problems in physics.
– Ryan’s grandfather bequeathed much of his estate to him when he died.
– The museum staff was overjoyed when they heard about the immense art collection recently bequeathed to their institution.
will, leave, hand down, pass on
disinherit, take away