Ad Hominem

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Ad Hominem

[Latin, To the person.] A term used in debate to denote an argument made personally against an opponent, instead of against the opponent's argument.

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The Ambassador said the documentary did not portray accurately the efforts his government is doing to stamp out the gruesome violations, killings and attacks against persons with albinism.
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