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Made in imitation of something genuine so as to deceive or defraud; forged
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  1. Made in imitation of something genuine so as to deceive or defraud; forged
  2. Made in imitation of what is genuine with the intent to defraud:
  3. False, especially of money; intended to deceive or carry appearance of being genuine.
Of, or relating to the Apocrypha
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  1. Of, or relating to the Apocrypha
  2. Not genuine; spurious; counterfeit
  3. (Bible) Of or having to do with the Apocrypha.
Deceiving or intended to deceive
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  1. Deceiving or intended to deceive
  2. Misleading, likely or attempting to deceive
  3. Deceiving or tending to deceive:
Counterfeit or fake; not genuine:
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  1. Counterfeit or fake; not genuine:
  2. Not genuine; spurious
  3. (Slang) Not conforming with what one would hope to be the case; disappointing or unfair:
Made in imitation of something genuine so as to deceive or defraud; forged
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  1. Made in imitation of something genuine so as to deceive or defraud; forged
  2. Made in imitation of what is genuine with the intent to defraud:
  3. False, especially of money; intended to deceive or carry appearance of being genuine.
Artificial; not real; specif., made of synthetic fibers, to resemble animal fur
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  1. Artificial; not real; specif., made of synthetic fibers, to resemble animal fur
  2. Having a false or misleading appearance; fraudulent.
  3. Fraudulent; not genuine; sham; false
Deliberately untrue:
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  1. Deliberately untrue:
  2. Intentionally deceptive:
  3. Not genuine or real:
Acting with fraud; deceitful
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  1. Acting with fraud; deceitful
  2. Done or obtained by fraud
  3. Characterized by, constituting, or gained by fraud:
Not genuine or real; sham or counterfeit:
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  1. Not genuine or real; sham or counterfeit:
  2. Fraudulent; fake; having a misleading appearance.
  3. Spurious, deceptive, or false:
Not genuine; fake:
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  1. Not genuine; fake:
  2. Not genuine or real; false, counterfeit, pretended, etc.
Suppositional; hypothetical
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  1. Suppositional; hypothetical
  2. Hypothetical; supposed.
  3. Substituted with fraudulent intent; spurious.
Tending to mislead; deceptive:
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  1. Tending to mislead; deceptive:
  2. Misleading or deceptive
  3. Characterized by fallacy; false or mistaken.
Deliberately untrue:
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  1. Deliberately untrue:
  2. Not genuine or real:
  3. Intentionally deceptive:
Without logic; senseless.
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  1. Without logic; senseless.
  2. Contrary to logic; lacking sense or sound reasoning.
  3. Not logical or reasonable; using, based on, or caused by faulty reasoning
Not well; weak and sickly; infirm
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  1. Not well; weak and sickly; infirm
  2. Legally ineffective; unfounded. Legally ineffective; unfounded.
  3. Not valid; not true, correct, acceptable or appropriate.
  1. Sophistical.
  2. Of, relating to, or characteristic of sophists.
  3. Apparently sound but really fallacious; specious:
Deceptively appealing:
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  1. Deceptively appealing:
  2. Having the ring of truth or plausibility but actually fallacious:
  3. Seeming to be good, sound, correct, logical, etc. without really being so; plausible but not genuine
In horse management an unsound horse is one suffering ill-health that affects its suitability for its intended work.
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  1. In horse management an unsound horse is one suffering ill-health that affects its suitability for its intended work.
  2. Not based on truth or valid reasoning; not accurate, reliable, sensible, etc.
  3. Not true or logically valid; fallacious:
Running contrary to the facts:
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  1. Running contrary to the facts:
  2. Contrary to the facts; untrue.
  3. Contrary to the facts of an event, situation, etc.
Contrary to fact or truth:
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  1. Contrary to fact or truth:
  2. Based on wrong or mistaken ideas
  3. Not genuine or real:
Deceptively appealing:
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  1. Deceptively appealing:
  2. Having the ring of truth or plausibility but actually fallacious:
  3. Seeming to be good, sound, correct, logical, etc. without really being so; plausible but not genuine
Deviating from a standard; not straight, even, level, or exact.
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  1. Deviating from a standard; not straight, even, level, or exact.
  2. Contrary to fact or truth; false or incorrect
  3. False; not true.
Telling a lie
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  1. Telling a lie
  2. Contrary to truth; not true.
  3. Given to telling untruths; likely to tell lies
Not in conformity with fact or truth; incorrect or erroneous:
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  1. Not in conformity with fact or truth; incorrect or erroneous:
  2. Not functioning properly; amiss:
  3. Contrary to conscience, morality, or law:
Ignoble; contemptible.
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  1. Ignoble; contemptible.
  2. Of humble birth or origin
  3. Mean or ignoble in character or spirit
Not genuine; spurious:
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  1. Not genuine; spurious:
  2. Resembling a known kind or species but not truly such.
  3. Of a size or shape that differs from the normal or standard
Of a child, that he or she was born to parents not married to one another.
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  1. Of a child, that he or she was born to parents not married to one another.
  2. Being against the law; illegal:
  3. Being against established or accepted rules and standards:
Expressing contempt, disdain, or hatred
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  1. Expressing contempt, disdain, or hatred
  2. Wrongly or badly conceived
  3. Having an improper basis or origin; ill-conceived:
Related genetically:
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  1. Related genetically:
  2. Conforming to the usual or ordinary course of nature:
  3. (Biology) Not produced or changed artificially; not conditioned:
Not lawful; illegal.
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  1. Not lawful; illegal.
  2. Not authorized by law; illegal.
  3. Against moral or ethical standards; immoral
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