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containing fundamental errors in reasoning

tending to lead one into error

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containing or based on a fallacy

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intended to deceive

based on an incorrect or misleading notion or information

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He said the Indian attempts to deflect attention from the ongoing atrocities in IoK, including the use of pellet guns and humans shields, through baseless, fallacious contentions were regrettable and bound to failure.
My advice to Peter Obi is to call his supporters to order and seek for political restitution for cooking up fallacious stories against Governor Obiano just to pull him down at all cost.
Such fallacious assertions are counterproductive and detrimental," the spokesman said when asked about his comments on Nato secretary general's accusations against Pakistan of harbouring terrorists and terrorist safe havens in its territory.
Calling for an unconditional apology within seven days of receipt, the notice asserts that the law minister made a false and malicious statement before the media on August 6 by levelling fallacious and scathing allegations against Ayesha.
Lord Dannatt said that "wholesale, fallacious accusations" were damaging soldiers' morale and the fighting ability of British forces worried they may face future prosecution.
Based on this sweeping, fallacious statement, it is obvious that the President-elect does not understand how the culture of impunity perpetuates media killings.
"Dialogue and political agreement on a peaceful solution are the sole way." "The public opinion did not forget the lies about the mass destruction weapons in Iraq and it will not allow these fallacious accusation to lead to another humanitarian tragedy," he said.
IT''S shameful how the media failed to challenge and expose the government''s manipulation of statistics resulting in the fallacious claim that they met their commitment to reduce borrowing last year.
He added that despite this attack, the delegation are keen to ensure the success of the festival and to pursue efforts to defend the national cause and lay bare the fallacious theses of the separatists.
According to the Confucius Prize web site, it is a greater honour than the Nobel, because China has more than one billion citizens, while Norway is tiny and its committee "could be inevitably biased and fallacious".
give your and Letters and are editor's Like Llandudno, the equally fallacious argument is being used that cycling presents an unacceptable threat to the safety of non-users, and cyclists should be expected to dismount on the slightest pretext.
Shouldn't the writer heed his own advice first and not pass a fallacious judgement on the Canadian healthcare system.
As a result of his complaint to OFCOM, numerous inaccuracies, fallacious statements and downright lies were exposed to the public and other forms of media.
In practice, however, it is not always immediately clear whether an argumentative move is fallacious or not.
In any event the figures are fallacious as they suppose that all cases of people suffering from a heart attack are necessarily smokers.