illaqueation


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illaqueation

(ɪˌlækwɪˈeɪʃən)
n
the act of ensnaring
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For we see reason is disturbed in the administration thereof by three means--by illaqueation or sophism, which pertains to logic; by imagination or impression, which pertains to rhetoric; and by passion or affection, which pertains to morality.