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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.
After l. 479 Thynne inserts And thus in sorowe lefte me alone; it is spurious; see note.
And, at the same time, he began to bulk rather large in his own eyes with a certain spurious importance.
"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.
Whilst earnestly endeavoring to acquire true politeness, avoid that spurious imitation, affectation.
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
The explanations given by the rabbis of our day are spurious.
It has been our somewhat bitter experience that the man who pictures himself as a great adventurer is almost invariably spurious.
They failed therefore of necessity to find true virtue, and hit upon a spurious imitation.

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