Thesaurus / speciousness
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The tech titan is expected to be on the defensive as Republicans increasingly criticize the social network for censoring them and showing a bias against conservatives, based on specious evidence.
FACEBOOK, GOOGLE, TWITTER CEOS CLASH WITH CONGRESS IN PRE-ELECTION SHOWDOWNTONY ROMM, RACHEL LERMAN, CAT ZAKRZEWSKI, HEATHER KELLY, ELIZABETH DWOSKINOCTOBER 28, 2020WASHINGTON POST
"I'll not be missed," he assured her with some conscious speciousness.
He would not allow himself to disparage the problem before him by any speciousness of worldly convenience.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 2COMPTON MACKENZIE
Sir Adrian halted a pace, a little moved by the speciousness of the pleading.
THE LIGHT OF SCARTHEYEGERTON CASTLE
Amidst all the speciousness of their claims, she had "found" them false.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE BOOK OF REVELATIONWILLIAM MILLIGAN
Yet there is a speciousness about such an excuse, and we will leave it.
THE VINTAGEEDWARD FREDERIC BENSON
Her speciousness and artifices seduced him into a precipitate marriage.
ORMOND, VOLUME III (OF 3)CHARLES BROCKDEN BROWN
The ever genuine Constance felt a mortifying speciousness in her words and so piled them on.
KINCAID'S BATTERYGEORGE W. CABLE
Vague and sounding verse could not lend a momentary speciousness to the sophistries of the Elegy.
THE WORKS OF ALEXANDER POPE, VOLUME 2 (OF 10)ALEXANDER POPE
In her speech there was no excitement or speciousness, but a persuasive sweetness and serenity, learnt from duty and temperance.
WORDS RELATED TO SPECIOUSNESS
- bad faith
- false profession
- lip service
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