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Words of the Day — December 4, 2012

December 4, 2012 - Scott Viau
Paradox — pair-uh-DOKS — a statement which sounds logical, but leads to a seemingly senseless conclusion elide — ee-LIED — join together, merge

Example: "Nathan Heller's article on problems in today's social thinking: 'A basic paradox of contemporary social thought is that in order to respect differences in people or things we elide them.'"



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