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  • n. In logic, a circle in proof; an attempt to prove one proposition by another which is itself proved only by the first.

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  • JM is joining the Diallelus Debating Team to increase his circle of friends.

    March 31, 2011

  • Arguing in a circle. (Luciferous Logolepsy)

    May 16, 2008