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The Sheriff’s Office, in court filings, described the first two lawsuits as “frivolous, groundless and unreasonable” and said its deputies’ actions were “reasonable under the circumstances.”
ACLU CALLS ON FEDERAL PROSECUTORS TO INVESTIGATE THE JEFFERSON PARISH SHERIFF’S OFFICEBY RICHARD A. WEBSTER, WRKF AND WWNOSEPTEMBER 28, 2021PROPUBLICA
One day after the sanctions announcement, Positive issued a statement denying “the groundless accusations” from the US.
THE $1 BILLION RUSSIAN CYBER COMPANY THAT THE US SAYS HACKS FOR MOSCOWPATRICK HOWELL O'NEILLAPRIL 15, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Caputo made groundless accusations that government scientists are conducting “sedition” and warned of coming left-wing violence before taking leave from his position.
AMID VACCINE TRIALS, THE FDA IS ON TRIAL ITSELFJAKEMETHSEPTEMBER 24, 2020FORTUNE
He was beginning to hope that Romanoff had been playing a practical joke on him, and that all his fears were groundless.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
Your anxiety lest any coldness should arise between Mr. E. and me will, I hope, prove groundless.
PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
Ormsby attacked me hotly for trying to excite a groundless alarm, and I was recommended to hold my tongue and go to sleep.
THE TALKING HORSEF. ANSTEY
But a still more satisfactory answer is, that the apprehension of danger is groundless, and therefore the whole argument fails.
SELECT SPEECHES OF DANIEL WEBSTERDANIEL WEBSTER
For his assumption, groundless in every case, is false in a peculiar degree with respect to those sensible qualities.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
The assertion of some travellers, that barley was known to the Peruvians before the arrival of the Spaniards, is groundless.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
The charge is utterly groundless; and in the case of Bettine has been refuted by irrefragable proof.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME XIIIJOHN LORD
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WORDS RELATED TO GROUNDLESS

  • erroneous
  • groundless
  • unfounded
  • unproven
  • untrue
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