Definition of sophistry:
dodge, sophistication, edification, worldliness, pedantry, subterfuge, correct, ploy, fallacy, ruse, inconsistency, dirty tricks, trick, hoax, mundaneness, fallacy, casuistry, spuriousness, true, irrationality, speciousness, prank, subtle argument, mundanity, scheme, sophism.
- intuition (part of speech: noun)
wit (part of speech: noun)
Of course from my viewpoint Cecelia Coursan was not a woman, she was simply the paid agent of another government and it was a case of her wits against mine; at least with this sophistry I quieted my doubts.- "The Secrets of the German War Office", Dr. Armgaard Karl Graves.
- "Then I'll Come Back to You", Larry Evans.
- "The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2)", Jefferson Davis.