apagogic

adjective
ap·​a·​gog·​ic | \ ¦apə¦gäjik \
variants: or apagogical \ -​jėkəl \

Definition of apagogic

: of, relating to, or involving an apagoge especially : proceeding by the method of disproving the proposition that contradicts the one to be established

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Other Words from apagogic

apagogically \ -​jə̇k(ə)lē \ adverb

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“Apagogic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apagogic. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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