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specious
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The Aeneid
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  • The queen, whom sense of honor could not move, No longer made a secret of her love, But call’d it marriage, by that specious name To veil the crime and sanctify the shame.

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  • It’s just another specious-sounding miracle diet.
  • a specious claim

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