Definition of 'specious'
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No caustic reproach, no specious arguments against the plan, no long-suffering resignation. C B GREENFIELD - A LITTLE MADNESS (2003)Still, I felt vaguely specious to be standing up at the front with the other three. THE CALLIGRAPHER (2003)He had made some specious excuse about failing to recognize her, and in the end they had had coffee together. A MATTER OF CONSCIENCE (2003)
The nature versus nurture debate was specious, but not for the reasons he had supposed. A THEORY OF RELATIVITY (2003)
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