Day-120 (Spurious)

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Word:
Spurious

Status:
Adjective

Meaning:
Not genuine, sincere or authentic: based on false idea or bad reasoning.

Sentences:
1) I saw a spurious Picasso painting that couldn't have fooled an art expert for a second.
2) Thet claimed that the governor's election year enthusisam for conservation was spurious, sincw he had cut funding for state parks.

Origin:
Late Latin spurius meaning 'false', from Latin meaning 'illegitimate birth'.

First use:
1598

Synonyms:
bogus, fake, false, forged

Antonyms:
authentic, bona fide, real.

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