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speciōsus adj.

species, good-looking, showy, handsome, beautiful, splendid, brilliant : familia gladiatoria: alqs pelle decorā, H.: cornibus altis frons, O.: nomina, Ta.In pretence, for show, pretended, plausible, specious : reversionis causae: speciosum Graeciae liberandae tulisse titulum, L.: vocabula rerum, H.: specioso eripe damno, from this splendid misery , O.: dictu speciosa, L.

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