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Definition of Spurious

Spurious

  1. Not proceeding from the true source, or from the source pretended; not genuine; false; adulterate.
  2. Not legitimate; bastard; as, spurious issue.

Spurious Quotations

Happy is the novelist who manages to preserve an actual love letter that he received when he was young within a work of fiction, embedded in it like a clean bullet in flabby flesh and quite secure there, among spurious lives.
Vladimir Nabokov

The House of Representatives was not designed to sit idly by and rubberstamp every piece of legislation sent their way by the Senate, especially legislation passed on a straight party line vote under the spurious policy of reconciliation.
Neal Boortz

Do not bury our glorious orthodoxy in the treacherous pit of a spurious conservatism.
Abraham Kuyper

I enjoy reading blogs, but am not interested in having my spurious thoughts out there.
Brian Greene

Every writer knows he is spurious; every fiction writer would rather be credible than authentic.
John le Carre
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Spurious Translations

spurious in Spanish is espurio

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