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    1. Whether it is a direct result of the Element being back on Errd, though that is probably a spurious conceit on my part, the weather has taken a turn for the better, giving us a glorious Indian summer … at least that is the term used on Earth

    2. I haven't time to listen to your driveling opinions and spurious speculations

    3. Raiya had been in her office for six hours poring over reports online, many of them clearly spurious

    4. But worse than that were the spurious memories he was experiencing

    5. He licked a drop of sweat on his upper lip and said with hushed, spurious undertones:

    6. I refuted that spurious claim by telling him I had not only had reason to doubt this assertion, but that it was exactly the same excuse that Mickey had given during our one and only prior conversation in February after I took cognizance of the balloon contract, i

    7. spurious, because so many tribes were exterminated by fellow Indians

    8. ‘By conferring a spurious mantle of superiority on fictitious lives, they trivialise our own

    9. Alone in his darkening front room, Ian Nikelseer watched the dying light drape his school in spurious Gothic splendour

    10. I know well that the false prophets and spurious teachers will not deceive you

    11. to the lab where John was at work on the spurious

    12. His spurious argument that it was a global tragedy, which

    13. And, worst of all, it is an age of spurious liberality, when, under the high-sounding phrases of "No party spirit! no bigotry!" and the like, men live and die without having any distinct opinions at all

    14. Spurious stared at it with delight as he looked upon its silver and jeweled sheath

    15. Spurious held his father's hand, "The curia father

    16. Spurious ran past his father, ignoring his lamentations, and looked around the throne, "She's not here! She said she'd be here!"

    17. Spurious stood over his father and looked at him curiously, "I can make it stop, Father

    18. Spurious stood before the throne, holding the blood covered Sword of Irae while his father lay face down at his feet, the floor awashed in his blood

    19. "Spurious," the Legate's face went white, "what have you done, boy?"

    20. Long live Emperor Spurious!"

    21. “Lord,” “God,” “Yahweh,” “Allah,” or any of hundreds (thousands?) of other fancy handles dreamed up for the ringers they foisted on us only proves how spurious is men’s claim “He’s” one of “them”!

    22. The tea-things hadn't yet been cleared away, and gave a spurious air of comfort to the shabby room

    23. Compared to him many of the others took on the appearance of spurious counterfeits

    24. Finally; after Rome had been almost completely destroyed one time too many by the endless wars and hate of all the other Italian cities; for their selfish refusal to grant them citizenship: they finally caved-in; and granted a few of the Italian cities a measly qualified version of their own super-special citizenship; which was actually only a spurious token of fake exclusivity

    25. Institute of Spurious Science, Patel denied that he was

    26. Therefore, we say, fearless of even a possible refutation, that the common notion about this parable is spurious, and born out of a misapprehension of the word of God, and perpetuated today through the influence of its prestige and popularity and antiquity

    27. Bodfield Hooper, in support of similar opinions, is excluded from the best modern editions of Josephus as spurious

    28. Thus the pride of Ignorance reproves what is termed the pride of reason, and a spurious humility keeps watch over the spiritual slumber of the popular understanding

    29. But it preaches nothing of the sort; its moral, so far as it can be said to have one, is that the spurious enthusiasm that is born of vanity and self-conceit, that is made an end in itself, not a means to an end, that acts on mere impulse, regardless of circumstances and consequences, is mischievous to its owner, and a very considerable nuisance to the community at large

    30. That I should innocently take a bad half-crown of somebody else's manufacture is reasonable enough; but that I should knowingly reckon the spurious coin of my own make as good money! An obliging stranger, under pretence of compactly folding up my bank-notes for security's sake, abstracts the notes and gives me nutshells; but what is his sleight of hand to mine, when I fold up my own nutshells and pass them on myself as notes!

    31. Bloom's bodyguard distribute Maundy money, commemoration medals, loaves and fishes, temperance badges, expensive Henry Clay cigars, free cowbones for soup, rubber preservatives in sealed envelopes tied with gold thread, butter scotch, pineapple rock, billets doux in the form of cocked hats, readymade suits, porringers of toad in the hole, bottles of Jeyes' Fluid, purchase stamps, 40 days' indulgences, spurious coins, dairyfed pork sausages, theatre passes, season tickets available for all tramlines, coupons of the royal and privileged Hungarian lottery, penny dinner counters, cheap reprints of the World's Twelve Worst Books: Froggy And Fritz (politic), Care of the Baby (infantilic), 50 Meals for 7/6 (culinic), Was Jesus a Sun Myth? (historic), Expel that Pain (medic), Infant's Compendium of the Universe (cosmic), Let's All Chortle (hilaric), Canvasser's Vade Mecum (journalic), Loveletters of Mother Assistant (erotic), Who's Who in Space (astric), Songs that Reached Our Heart (melodic), Pennywise's Way to Wealth (parsimonic)

    32. Though a wellpreserved man of no little stamina, if a trifle prone to baldness, there was something spurious in the cut of his jib that suggested a jail delivery and it required no violent stretch of imagination to associate such a weirdlooking specimen with the oakum and treadmill fraternity

    33. Barren attribute as it was, disastrous as its discovery had been in many ways to her, perhaps Mr Clare, as a gentleman and a student of history, would respect her sufficiently to forget her childish conduct with the lords and ladies if he knew that those Purbeck-marble and alabaster people in Kingsbere Church really represented her own lineal forefathers; that she was no spurious d'Urberville, compounded of money and ambition like those at Trantridge, but true d'Urberville to the bone

    34. The first rule to remember is not to be taken in by the spurious accuracy of having it all set down in precise-looking numbers

    35. Any observed return predictability is mild, possibly spurious, and rarely robust

    36. Even if the relation is spurious, the high correlation of slow-moving indicators may have less investment value than fast indicators, with a correlation of only 0

    37. Any interesting empirical regularities could be spurious (which does not mean that they all are)

    38. The use of nonstationary (highly persistent) time series as predictors and applying long-horizon regressions are especially likely to result in econometric problems and spurious findings

    39. So what? How much of these patterns are spurious and sample specific?

    40. Though Miller always denied the genesis of the play, if he thought of it at all, he must have acknowledged to his private self the parallels with events in his own life, not only concerning his women but also his personal experiences in the mid-1950s with HUAC’s spurious search for alleged Communists in the government, which he used as the inspiration for The Crucible

    41. Since the market data are fractal (the longer cycle periods have the larger swings), we want to avoid spurious displays of relatively minor turning points

    42. Marine toilets obviously would not work in a shore-bound boat and Henri refused to compromise with a spurious landsman’s toilet

    43. Actually he had been interested in the horoscope for a spurious birth date but Mack had never mentioned it again and so Doc forgot it

    44. The article delineated Pencer's past, the insider sales, and the spurious accounting practices, complete with an analysis by an independent authority who stated that cash was a problem

    45. The vocational-training business has come under repeated fire for spurious accounting practices, low collection rates, and bogus studentsBarron's had an article titled "Schools for Scandal" on January 2, 1989

    46. And thus, thanks to the masterly skill with which it counterfeits art while having nothing in common with it, a meaningless, coarse, spurious production finds acceptance all over the world, costs millions of roubles to produce, and assists more and more to pervert the taste of people of the upper classes and their conception of what is art

    47. All the best that has been done in art by man remains strange to people who lack the capacity to be infected by art, and is replaced either by spurious counterfeits of art or by insignificant art, which they mistake for real art

    48. I will forbear, sir, at this time from commenting on the habitual impressment of American citizens, by Great Britain; the illegal condemnation of American vessels under what they call the rule of 1756; the spurious blockades of British commanders, and the consequent spoliations on our commerce

    49. Gardenier observed that, in addition to other forcible considerations, it would be treating the Executive rudely, when he had called their attention to a particular paper, to go to any other source to procure it; besides that, in the latter case, a spurious copy might be imposed upon the House

    50. I will ask, what would be the case if such laws had not been passed by the States? Sir, if it requires all our care to prevent an inundation from such bank paper as is acknowledged to be genuine, for Heaven's sake do not risk the security of the people, by an indirect sanction of such as is known to be spurious!

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    Синонимы для "spurious"

    inauthentic spurious unauthentic bastardly misbegot misbegotten specious bastard fake bogus counterfeit deceptive deceitful phony fictitious