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Definition of specious adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    specious

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈspiʃəs//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1seeming right or true but actually wrong or false synonym misleading
  2. 2 a specious argument
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