-agogic-, -agogue, -agog, -agogic, -agoguery, -agogy
(Greek: usually a suffix meaning: lead, leading, leading forth, guide, guiding; bring, take; promoting, stimulating)
2. Applied to a kind of accent consisting in a lengthening of the time-value of the note; or accenting a musical note by extending it slightly beyond its normal time value. Also called agogic accent.
2. Mystical or spiritual interpretation; an Old Testament typification of something in the New Testament.
2. A mystical interpretation of a word, passage, or text; especially, scriptural exegesis that discovers allusions to heaven or the afterlife.
3. Etymology: from Late Latin anagoge which came from Late Greek anagōgē, and from Greek, anagein, "to refer", from ana-, "up" + agein, "to lead".
Mistakenly used to refer to adult education for both male and female learners. “Mistakenly” because andro, -andra- refer only to males.
2. Another erroneous definition is, "the art and science of helping adults learn".
2. Etymology: from Greek anthropo, "human beings, mankind" + -agogy, "leader, to guide, teacher"
A reductio ad absurdum, "reduction to absurdity" is disproof of a principle or proposition by showing that it leads to an absurdity when followed to its logical conclusion.