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spe·cious

specious

 
 
pronunciation:
spi shs
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: apparently true, genuine, or plausible, but actually worthless, as an argument or evidence.
Some people are convinced by such specious reasoning, but I am not.
antonyms:
valid
definition 2: deceptively appealing; misleading.
derivations: speciously (adv.), speciousness (n.)
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