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I think it is innuendo An innuendo is an insinuation or intimation about a person or thing, especially of a disparaging or a derogatory nature. It can also be a remark or question, typically disparaging (also called insinuation), that works obliquely by allusion. In the latter sense the intention is often to insult or accuse someone in such a way ...
The phrases have an oxymoronic quality to them a figure of speech in which opposite or contradictory ideas or terms are combined (Ex.: thunderous silence, sweet sorrow) In the examples given, the modifiers are incongruously linked to terms that belie them. One is generally immune to bad things, not good, and one celebrates the positive, not the ...
Figurative language, Departing from a literal use of words; metaphorical: gold, in the figurative language of the people, was “the tears wept by the sun.” Source: Oxfordonline
If one assumes that the arguments must be 'difficult' to follow or the term wouldn't be necessary, argument from false analogy may be the answer you want.
From standard logical fallacies Argument from authority (Argumentum ab auctoritate), also authoritative argument and appeal to authority, is a common logical fallacy. it could also be argumentum ad verecundiam. Here the intent is to have you accept the argument due to your ignorance of the subject itself.
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