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specious
used in Lord of the Flies

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Definition
seemingly good, but without merit

or:

insincere, but seemingly good
  • Ralph had been deceived before now by the specious appearance of depth in a beach pool and he approached this one preparing to be disappointed.
    p. 12.8
specious = seemingly good, but without merit
There are no more uses of "specious" in Lord of the Flies.

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