To chop logic

to dispute with an affected use of logical terms; to argue sophistically.

See also: Chop

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The Petitioner, to chop logic, vouched for that the two references in Tamil, namely "IYKKIYIA MAKKAL SUDANDIRA MUNNANI" or "IYKKIYA MAKKAL SUDANDIRA KOOTTAMAIPPU" refer to one and the same party, namely the"Eksath Janatha Nidahas Sandhanaya" whichis also known as in English as the " United People's Freedom Alliance".