SPECIOUS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SPECIOUS
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 a.  seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading intentionally
Classic Sentence:
1  His voice was still soft and filled with specious humility.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
2  He then, by a specious argument, prevented her from going, and so had the chance for which he had waited.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 15. A Retrospection
Example Sentence:
1  To claim that, because houses and birds both have wings, both can fly, is extremely specious reasoning.