Example sentences for: spurious

How can you use “spurious” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The script, meanwhile, is the stuff of bad two character plays, with spurious excuses for conflict (Boone storms out when Whale speaks tenderly of the naked, young men who once populated his pool) and a long, climactic monologue about a (fictional) wartime trauma that ostensibly shocked Whale into keeping his past under wraps.

  • In order to compensate for the multiple testing and thus to avoid imparting spurious significance, we used a stringent significance level of 0.002 for each test.

  • ' The words are apt for scientific testing, not for dealing with a simple problem-- though of course that's precisely the point: using these words gives a pseudo-scientific boost, a spurious exactitude.

  • Such compounds can seduce us into spurious assumptions.

  • Furthermore, in sections where one of the antisera (either MIF or TH/SP) had been omitted, but still processed for double immunofluorescence, only the appropriate immunoreactivity was observed, indicating that the secondary antibodies were not cross reacting to produce spurious labeling (data not shown).


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