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ADJECTIVE (3)

1. plausible but false;
- Example: "a specious claim"
- Example: "spurious inferences"
[syn: specious, spurious]

2. born out of wedlock;
- Example: "the dominions of both rulers passed away to their spurious or doubtful offspring"- E.A.Freeman
[syn: bastardly, misbegot, misbegotten, spurious]

3. intended to deceive;
- Example: "a spurious work of art"
[syn: inauthentic, unauthentic, spurious]

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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Spurious \Spu"ri*ous\ (sp[=u]"r[i^]*[u^]s), a. [L. spurius.] 1. Not proceeding from the true source, or from the source pretended; not genuine; counterfeit; false; adulterate. [1913 Webster] 2. Not legitimate; bastard; as, spurious issue. "Her spurious firstborn." --Milton. [1913 Webster] Spurious primary, or Spurious quill (Zool.), the first, or outer, primary quill when rudimentary or much reduced in size, as in certain singing birds. Spurious wing (Zool.), the bastard wing, or alula. [1913 Webster] Syn: Counterfeit; false; adulterate; supposititious; fictitious; bastard. [1913 Webster] -- Spu"ri*ous*ly, adv. -- Spu"ri*ous*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

spurious adj 1: plausible but false; "a specious claim"; "spurious inferences" [syn: specious, spurious] 2: born out of wedlock; "the dominions of both rulers passed away to their spurious or doubtful offspring"- E.A.Freeman [syn: bastardly, misbegot, misbegotten, spurious] 3: intended to deceive; "a spurious work of art" [syn: inauthentic, unauthentic, spurious]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

79 Moby Thesaurus words for "spurious": affected, apocryphal, artificial, assumed, baseborn, bastard, bogus, brummagem, colorable, colored, contrived, counterfeit, counterfeited, deceitful, distorted, dressed up, dummy, embellished, embroidered, ersatz, factitious, fake, faked, false, falsified, fatherless, feigned, fictitious, fictive, forged, fraudulent, garbled, hypocritical, illegitimate, imitation, inauthentic, junky, make-believe, man-made, meretricious, misbegotten, miscited, miscreated, misquoted, misreported, misstated, mock, natural, perverted, phony, pinchbeck, pretend, pretended, pseudo, put-on, quasi, queer, self-styled, sham, shoddy, simulated, snide, so-called, soi-disant, substitute, supposititious, synthetic, tin, tinsel, titivated, twisted, unauthentic, unauthoritative, unfounded, ungenuine, unnatural, unreal, unreliable, warped