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Unformatted text preview: ientific establishment wanted to build in Texas. The alleged (10) virtues of the supercollider proved no match for the astronomical (11) financial blunders (12) that had piled up like a mountain alongside a sea of red ink (13). Despite original estimates of five to six billion dollars, the latest figure was over eleven billion and growing like a weed (14). As Senator Jones announced the cut, he said “I am proof that there is at least one senator that can vote with something besides his wallet” (15). Clearly, the project was a mistake from the beginning (16), but then it turned into what might possibly be (17) the biggest project failure in decades. 10. A. downplayer B. weaseler C. ridicule D. loaded question E. innuendo F. Rhetorical analogy 11. A. downplayer B. weaseler C. hyperbole D. loaded question E. ridicule F. Euphemism/dysphemism 12. A. downplayer B. weaseler C. hyperbole D. proof surrogate E. innuendo F. Euphemism/dysphemism 13. A. downplayer B. weaseler C. ridicule D. loaded question E. innuendo F. Rhetorical analogy 14. A. downplayer B. weaseler C. proof surrogate D. loaded question E. ridicule F. Rhetorical analogy 15. A. downplayer B. weaseler C. ridicule D. proof surrogate E. innuendo F. Euphemism/dysphemism 16. A. downplayer B. weaseler C. ridicule D. proof surrogate E. hyperbole F. Euphemism/dysphemism 17. A. downplayer B. weaseler C. hyperbole D. loaded question E. innuendo F. Rhetorical analogy Determine which of the following is an example of ‘argument by pity’ (1 point). (i) Mother: “I think he has earned an increase in allowance. He doesn’t have any spending money at all, and he’s always having to make excuses about not being able to go out with the rest of his friends because of that.” (ii) Mother: “You know, I really believe that our third grader’s friend Joe comes from an impoverished family. He looks to me as though he doesn’t get enough to eat. I think I’m going to start inviting him to have dinner with us once a week.” 18....
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