Word of the week: Specious

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Specious (adjective)
[spee-shus]

“No, this is not a typo. I don’t mean spacious. According to the Macquarie Dictionary, specious is something that is apparently good or right but without real merit. So you might have a ‘specious argument’ or say ‘the artistic work had a specious air of quality but was actually rubbish’.”

And to hear Valerie and Allison chat more about this and more on the world of writing, blogging and publishing, check out this week’s podcast episode.


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