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meretricious

adjective uk   us   /ˌmer.ɪˈtrɪʃ.əs/ formal
seeming attractive but really false or of little value: He claims that a lot of journalism is meretricious and superficial.
Translations of “meretricious”
in Chinese (Traditional) 華而不實的,金玉其外的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 华而不实的,金玉其外的…
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