27 August 2014

Vocab 8/27/14

meretricious (adj.) -- 1. a. attracting attention in a vulgar manner; gaudy b. plausible but false or insincere; specious 2. Of or relating to prostitutes or prostitution

gaudy (adj.) -- showy in a tasteless or vulgar way

specious (adj.) -- having the ring of truth or plausibility but actually fallacious

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