SAT Word of the Day PowerScore Test Preparation on May 17, 2012 at 5:16 PM Find me on: Facebook Google+ Tweet Spurious (adj.) false; not legitimate (pronounced “SPYOOR-ee-uhs”) Example Sentence: The applicant made spurious claims about attending a prestigious private school, but when the college learned the truth, they denied his application. Click the "Read More" or "Leave A Comment" link to leave a sentence of your own! The best sentence will be entered to win* a FREE SAT course! * We will choose a new winner each month. Good luck!