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elench

(ɪˈlɛŋk)
n
a refutation of an argument by proving the contrary of its conclusion, esp syllogisticallyan instance of sophistry
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A subgroup of the Culture, the Elench (so we read in Excession), have made this will for change their most important guiding principle.