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Premises

Are those propositions in an argument that provide reasoning or grounds for accepting the conclusion.

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Conclusion

Is that proposition in an argument that is purportedly supported by the premises.

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Conclusion as a premise

An argument can have more than one conclusion.

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Intermediate conclusion

A conclusion inferred on the way toward the main conclusion.

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Main conclusion

A conclusion inferred from the whole argument.

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Repeated conclusion

Sometimes a conclusion is repeated for emphasis or rhetorical effect.

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Diffused conclusion

Spread through the argument.