supposititious

supposititious

[suh-poz-i-tish-uhs]
adjective
1.
fraudulently substituted or pretended; spurious; not genuine.

Origin:
1605–15; < Latin suppositīcius, equivalent to supposit(us) (past participle of suppōnere; see supposition) + -īcius -itious

supposititiously, adverb
supposititiousness, noun
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supposititious (səˌpɒzɪˈtɪʃəs)
 
adj
substituted with intent to mislead or deceive
 
supposi'titiously
 
adv
 
supposi'titiousness
 
n

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