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1. specious

adjective. ['ˈspiːʃəs'] based on pretense; deceptively pleasing.

Synonyms

  • gilded
  • insincere

Antonyms

  • tasteful
  • poor
  • achromatic

Etymology

  • speciosus (Latin)
  • species (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Specious

  • facetious

Example sentences of the word specious


1. Adjective
Many cat myths are based on false, often specious information and antiquated science.

2. specious

adjective. ['ˈspiːʃəs'] plausible but false.

Synonyms

  • false

Antonyms

  • nonmetallic
  • insincerity

Etymology

  • speciosus (Latin)
  • species (Latin)
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