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Squalor and Spurious

Difficult Words : Squalor and Spurious

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Spurious (SPYOR ee us) adj: false, fake

An apocryphal story is one whose truth is uncertain. A spurious story, however, is out and out false. No doubt about it.

The political candidate attributed his loss to numerous spurious rumors that hounded him throughout his campaign.

Squalor (SKWOL or) n: filth, wretched, degraded or repulsive living conditions

If people live in squalor for too long, the ruling elite can count on an insurgency.

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