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Sample sentences for the GRE study word spurious

spurious can be used as a adj

1.The resonant voice of the Hungarian was about to prevail in ridicule of the spurious lutes of the romantic painters when Segouin shepherded his party into politics. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
2.There is one genuine pleasure, and two spurious ones the tyrant goes beyond even the latter he has run away altogether from law and reason. - from The Republic by Plato
3.The spurious wise, however, all the priests, the world-weary, and those whose souls are of feminine and servile nature--oh, how hath their game all along abused selfishnes. - from Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
4.And spurious wisdom so doth it call all the wit that slaves, and hoary-headed and weary ones affect and especially all the cunning, spurious-witted, curious-witted foolishness of priest. - from Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche

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