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spurious
used in 1984 by Orwell

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Definition
false; or not genuine — often seeming plausible, or intentionally deceptive
  • In his capacity as an administrator, it is often necessary for a member of the Inner Party to know that this or that item of war news is untruthful, and he may often be aware that the entire war is spurious and is either not happening or is being waged for purposes quite other than the declared ones: but such knowledge is easily neutralized by the technique of doublethink.
    p. 192.9

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