Specious vs Dicks - What's the difference?

specious | dicks |


As an adjective specious

is seemingly well-reasoned, plausible or true, but actually fallacious.

As a noun dicks is

.

As a proper noun dicks is

derived from (dick).

specious

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Seemingly well-reasoned, plausible or true, but actually fallacious.
  • This idea that we must see through what we have started is specious , however good it may sound.
  • *1776 , Thomas Paine,
  • *:I have frequently amused myself both in public and private companies, with silently remarking, the specious errors of those who speak without reflecting.
  • Having an attractive appearance intended to generate a favorable response; deceptively attractive.
  • (obsolete) Beautiful, pleasing to look at.
  • Synonyms

    * fallacious, insincere * (with appearance intended to generate a favorable response) meretricious

    Derived terms

    * speciosity * speciously * speciousness

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    dicks

    English

    Noun

    (head) plural
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (dick)