Meretricious GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Definition of Meretricious as a GRE Vocabulary Flashcard also found in 601 Words You Need to Know to Pass Your Exam for advanced learners of English together with illustration and in authentic examples /ˌmer.ɪˈtrɪʃ.əs/ (adj) Definition superficially or falsely attractive, flashy, gaudy, insincere, fake, tawdry, worthless, loud, specious, cheap, valueless, vulgar, glaring, showy, spurious Example … Read more

Affected GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Affected GRE Vocabulary Flashcard /əˈfektɪd/ (adj) Definition artificial, unnatural, pretentious, phony, specious, crocodile tears, insincere, spurious, factitious, exaggerated, overstated Example You suspect that an acquaintance who is suddenly extra nice to you is insincere and affected, but you can’t be completely sure. You can’t quite put your finger on it, but it just feels like … Read more

Specious GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Specious GRE Vocabulary Flashcard /ˈspiː.ʃəs/ (adj) seemingly true but actually false, baseless, illusory, erroneous, sophistic, spurious, ostensible, inaccurate, unfounded, sham, fallacious, phony, deceptive, bogus, wrong, misleading Such a lame and specious excuse for a hotel… X Hotel is totally not worth their published rates. so I suggest that you find other hotels with the same … Read more

Factitious 1100 Words You Need Week 46 Day 3

Factitious 1100 Words You Need Week 46 Day 3 Factitious 1100 Words You Need Week 46 Day 3 /fækˈtɪʃ.əs/ (adj) false and artificial, contrived, bogus, specious, counterfeit, fraudulent, simulated, affected, unnatural, insincere, spurious, sham, pretended, phony, pseudo Factitious disorder imposed on self is a factitious disorder wherein those affected feign disease, illness, or psychological trauma … Read more

Sophistry 1100 Words You Need Week 46 Day 3

Sophistry 1100 Words You Need Week 46 Day 3 Sophistry 1100 Words You Need Week 46 Day 3 /ˈsɒf.ɪ.stri/ (noun) the clever use of arguments to deceive people, flawed method of argumentation, fallacy, fallaciousness, specious reasoning, sophism, casuistry, paralogism, fallacious argument, deception, delusion, illogicality, dishonesty, fraudulence Sophistry: the clever use of arguments that seem true … Read more

Spurious 1100 Words You Need Week 31 Day 1

Spurious 1100 Words You Need Spurious 1100 Words You Need Week 31 Day 1 with authentic materials and examples, synonyms, antonyms, illustrated flashcards and text-to-speech for GRE, TOEFL & IELTS /ˈspjʊə.ri.əs/ (adj) false and misleading, pretending, pretentious, ostensive, ostensible, bogus, fake, forged, counterfeit, specious, imitation, inauthentic, sham, phony Arguments may be fallacious due to flaws … Read more

Chimerical 1100 Words You Need Week 22 Day 4

Chimerical 1100 Words You Need Chimerical 1100 Words You Need /kaɪˈmer.ɪ.kəl/ (adj) having no external reality, imaginary, relating to fantasy, whimsical, unreal, deceptive, misleading, specious, illusory Impossible or forbidden colors aren’t the only colors the brain can see although the eye cannot produce them from the visible spectrum. For example, chimerical colors are imaginary colors … Read more