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Previous approaches have sometimes included spurious variables such as the presence of graffiti or demographic data, which can easily lead models to make flawed associations based on racial or socioeconomic criteria.
THIS AI PREDICTS CRIME A WEEK IN ADVANCE—AND HIGHLIGHTS POLICING BIASEDD GENTJULY 8, 2022SINGULARITY HUB 
I was disappointed, as spurious signals do crop up occasionally due to telescope calibration errors, Earth’s ionosphere reflecting TV signals, or aircraft and satellites streaking overhead.
A MYSTERY OBJECT IN SPACE FLASHED BRILLIANTLY FOR 3 MONTHS—THEN DISAPPEAREDNATASHA HURLEY-WALKERJANUARY 27, 2022SINGULARITY HUB 
She was thrown in jail last year under spurious circumstances after her website refused to tow Duterte’s line.
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Part of an effective rebuttal to such malicious positions may come from extending our understanding of racism to include the anecdotal, spurious and pseudoscientific birth of these ideas centuries ago.
FACING AMERICA'S HISTORY OF RACISM REQUIRES FACING THE ORIGINS OF 'RACE' AS A CONCEPTANDREW CURRANJULY 10, 2020TIME
After l. 479 Thynne inserts And thus in sorowe lefte me alone; it is spurious; see note.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
And, at the same time, he began to bulk rather large in his own eyes with a certain spurious importance.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
"Certainly not, Mr. Gilbert Rushmere," drawing herself up, with a withering air of spurious dignity.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
He was unjustly accused of an attempt to impose upon the world a spurious volume of letters and papers in the name of Shakspeare.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Whilst earnestly endeavoring to acquire true politeness, avoid that spurious imitation, affectation.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
The blasts of adversity were necessary to winnow the spurious and false away, and to leave the tried and true behind.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
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WORDS RELATED TO SPURIOUS

  • adulterated
  • baseborn
  • counterfeit
  • fake
  • false
  • imperfect
  • impure
  • inferior
  • irregular
  • misbegotten
  • misborn
  • mixed
  • mongrel
  • natural
  • phony
  • sham
  • spurious
  • suppositious
  • ungenuine
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