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Part of an effective rebuttal to such malicious positions may come from extending our understanding of racism to include the anecdotal, spurious and pseudoscientific birth of these ideas centuries ago.Facing America's History of Racism Requires Facing the Origins of 'Race' as a Concept|Andrew Curran|July 10, 2020|Time
President Obama repeated the spurious gender wage gap statistic in his State of the Union address.
As the day progressed, it seemed the misinformation on the internet was growing exponentially spurious by the minute.
A spurious, wrong-headed idea that spreads virally and poisons public discourse.
With more than 360,000 people, a resurrected New Orleans stands out in high relief from the spurious values of the Tea Party.Eight Years After Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans Has Been Resurrected|Jason Berry|August 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She was aware how often spurious communications followed the death of a public figure.
After l. 479 Thynne inserts And thus in sorowe lefte me alone; it is spurious; see note.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
And, at the same time, he began to bulk rather large in his own eyes with a certain spurious importance.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood
"Certainly not, Mr. Gilbert Rushmere," drawing herself up, with a withering air of spurious dignity.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
He was unjustly accused of an attempt to impose upon the world a spurious volume of letters and papers in the name of Shakspeare.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Whilst earnestly endeavoring to acquire true politeness, avoid that spurious imitation, affectation.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley