Fred gave up the fallacious hope of getting a genuine opinion; but on reflection he saw that Bambridge’s depreciation and Horrock’s silence were both virtually encouraging, and indicated that they thought better of the horse than they chose to say.
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She reached a false conclusion that was based on fallacious reasoning.
You can’t convict him based on the fallacious testimony of one witness.