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Princeton's WordNet

  1. speciouslyadverb

    in a specious manner

Wiktionary

  1. speciouslyadverb

    In a specious manner; fallaciously, erroneously.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Speciouslyadverb

    With fair appearance.

    Etymology: from specious.

    Piety is opposed to hypocrisy and unsincerity; especially to that personated devotion under which any kind of impiety is wont to be disguised, and put off more speciously. Henry Hammond.

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  1. speciously

    Speciously refers to something appearing to be true, genuine or correct, but upon further technical scrutiny or examination, it is found to be misleading or having deceptive attractiveness. It can also refer to something looking good or right, but lacking real merit or value.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of speciously in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of speciously in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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