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spurious

spu·ri·ous

spurious

 
 
pronunciation:
spyuh ri s
part of speech: adjective
definition: not genuine, authentic, or valid; false.
The expert pointed out the spurious signature in the corner of the painting.
antonyms:
authentic, genuine
similar words:
apocryphal, bogus, counterfeit, meretricious, phony, sham
derivations: spuriously (adv.), spuriousness (n.)