Specious in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Specious

seems correct or true, but actually wrong or false; deceptive

Examples of Specious in a sentence

The intruder tried to give the authorities a specious excuse regarding his presence in the building. 🔊

Although he could not deliver on them, the salesman made us several specious promises.  🔊

Several weight loss products on the market make specious claims as to their effectiveness. 🔊

Rather than admitting he overslept, Joe gave his teacher a specious reason for being late.  🔊

Because it was based on specious information, the study was flawed.  🔊

Cody always has a specious story on why his homework was not done.  🔊

Even though the defendant told a good tale, the jury found his testimony to be specious.  🔊

Since she had doubts about the specious business offer, Kim refused to sign the contract.  🔊

You will not win your debate with specious arguments!  🔊

Are you basing your decision on those specious statistics?  🔊

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