Specious: a Specious Argument is Not Simply a Fast One but One that Has the Ring of Truth. - English Language

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For the word, a contextual sentence is given. Pick the word from the alternatives given, that is most inappropriate in the given context. 
SPECIOUS: A specious argument is not simply a fast one but one that has the ring of truth.

Options

  • Deceitful 

  • Fallacious 

  • Credible

  • Deceptive

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Solution

A specious argument is an argument that appears good at first view but is really fallacious. Therefore credible does not stand with other options and is the correct choice.

Concept: Vocabulary (Entrance Exam)
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2014-2015 (May) Set 1

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