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General dictionaries General (34 matching dictionaries)
  1. specious: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. specious: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. specious: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. specious: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. specious: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. specious: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Specious, specious: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. specious: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Specious: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. specious: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. specious: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. specious: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. specious: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. specious: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. specious: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. specious: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. specious: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. Specious: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Specious: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. specious: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. specious: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. Specious: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. specious: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. specious: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  25. specious: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. specious: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  27. specious: The Phrontistery - A Dictionary of Obscure Words [home, info]
  28. specious: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  29. specious: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  30. specious: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  31. Specious: The Word Detective [home, info]
  32. specious: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. specious: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. specious: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. specious: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. specious: Sound-Alike Words [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Specious: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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adjective:  plausible but false ("A specious claim")
adjective:  plausible but false ("Specious reasoning")
adjective:  based on pretense; deceptively pleasing

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Phrases that include specious:   specious present, prepare something specious, raise specious objection to

Words similar to specious:   gilded, meretricious, speciously, speciousness, spurious, more...

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