specious


specious [ SPEE-shuh’ s ]
 adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. having a characteristic of being logical and plausible when actually it is fictitious or not genuine
deceptively beautiful or visually appealing
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The debate consisted mostly of specious arguments.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 In assessing what Palin's candidacy has meant for feminism, the question is not specious.

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