apparently good or right though lacking real merit; superficially pleasing or plausible:
pleasing to the eye but deceptive.
Obsolete. pleasing to the eye; fair.
apparently correct or true, but actually wrong or false
deceptively attractive in appearance
plausible but not true; based on pretense; sophistic
Latin specissus ‘beautiful, plausible’
noun, Philosophy. 1. a short time span in which change and duration are alleged to be directly experienced.
noun 1. discrimination in favor of one species, usually the human species, over another, especially in the exploitation or mistreatment of animals by humans. noun 1. a belief of humans that all other species of animals are inferior and may therefore be used for human benefit without regard to the suffering inflicted
noun 1. a small spot differing in color or substance from that of the surface or material upon which it appears or lies: Specks of soot on the window sill. 2. a very little bit or particle: We haven’t a speck of sugar. 3. something appearing small by comparison or by reason of distance: By […]
noun 1. Usually, specs. specification (def 2). 2. speculation. adjective 3. built, done, bought, etc., as a speculation: the construction of spec houses. verb (used with object), spec’d or specked or specced, spec’ing or specking or speccing. 4. to provide specifications for: Their newest truck was spec’d by a computer. Idioms 5. on spec, made, […]