specious

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someone whose reasoning is subtle and often specious casuist , sophist
argumentation that is specious or excessively subtle and intended to be misleading casuistry
art of logical disputation (especially if specious) eristic
falsification by the use of sophistry; misleading by means of specious fallacies sophistication
specious or deceptive clearing that attempts to gloss over failings and defects whitewash
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