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English definition of “specious”


adjective     /ˈspiː.ʃəs/ formal disapproving
seeming to be right or true , but really wrong or false : a specious argument / claim specious allegations / promises Wrong speciously     /-li/ adverb speciousness     /-nəs/ noun [U]
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