argumentum ad baculum

Latin phrase
ar·​gu·​men·​tum ad ba·​cu·​lum | \ ˌär-gu̇-ˈmen-tu̇m-ˌäd-ˈbä-ku̇-lu̇m How to pronounce argumentum ad baculum (audio) \

Definition of argumentum ad baculum

: argument to the cudgel : appeal to force

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“Argumentum ad baculum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/argumentum%20ad%20baculum. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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