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speciousadjective

uk   /ˈspiː.ʃəs/ us   /ˈspiː.ʃəs/ formal disapproving
speciously
adverb uk   /ˈspiː.ʃəs.li/ us   /ˈspiː.ʃəs.li/
speciousness
noun [U] uk   /ˈspiː.ʃəs.nəs/ us   /ˈspiː.ʃəs.nəs/
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speciousadjective

us   /ˈspi·ʃəs/ fml
seeming to be right or true, but really wrong or false: a specious distinction His whole argument is specious.
(Definition of specious from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “specious”
in Chinese (Simplified) 似是而非的, 貌似有理的, 虚假的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 似是而非的, 貌似有理的, 虛假的…
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