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Related / Similar Words: gilded, meretricious, spurious

 

Definition:
  • based on pretense; deceptively pleasing; "the gilded and perfumed but inwardly rotten nobility"; "meretricious praise"; "a meretricious argument";
  • plausible but false; "a specious claim";
  • plausible but false; "specious reasoning"; "the spurious inferences from obsolescent notions of causality"- Ethel Albert;

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