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Daemon
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specious

(adjective) Based on pretense; deceptively pleasing.

Synonyms: gilded, meretricious

Usage: "You are a specious fellow," returned Sir John, fixing his eyes upon him, "and carry two faces under your hood, as well as the best."
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specious
Definition: (adjective) Based on pretense; deceptively pleasing.
Synonyms: gilded, meretricious
Usage: "You are a specious fellow," returned Sir John, fixing his eyes upon him, "and carry two faces under your hood, as well as the best."
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Specious
(adj)
- fallacious, false, illogical, sophistic, spurious, unsound
- Counterfactual, false, spurious, untrue, untruthful

Containing fundamental errors in reasoning:
- Although the theory had been well presented to the board, the facts used as a backbone of the work were almost all specious by lacking a great deal of trustworthy information.
- The presented ground by the defense testimony was totally specious being harshly dismounted by the prosecutor over the court session.
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specious

Definition: (adjective) Based on pretense; deceptively pleasing.
Synonyms: gilded, meretricious
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