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specious vs. spurious

[ spee-shuhs ]
  1. apparently good or right though lacking real merit; superficially pleasing or plausible: specious arguments.
  2. pleasing to the eye but deceptive.
  3. pleasing to the eye; fair.
[ spyoor-ee-uhs ]
  1. not genuine, authentic, or true; not from the claimed, pretended, or proper source; counterfeit.
  2. (of two or more parts, plants, etc.) having a similar appearance but a different structure.
  3. of illegitimate birth; bastard.

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