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specious

adjective uk   us   /ˈspiː.ʃəs/ formal disapproving
seeming to be right or true, but really wrong or false: a specious argument/claim specious allegations/promises
speciously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
speciousness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “specious”
in Chinese (Traditional) 似是而非的, 貌似有理的, 虛假的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 似是而非的, 貌似有理的, 虚假的…
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