Lexember 15: Am is for…

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amákhat [aˈma.xat]. In Old Kharulian this meant “mistake” or “falsehood”, but by the classical period it had fallen out of general use. It was given new life by philosophers, who used it to refer to an invalid argument or fallacious reasoning. From there it filtered back into general usage, referring to impressive-sounding but empty rhetoric.

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