(1) And what is worse, they use their learning to invent spurious reasons for non-payment of the tax.(2) Many of the survivors there expressed anger that the media routinely questioned the veracity of survivor testimony on the basis of spurious reasoning and apparent prejudice.(3) Predictions based upon the fact that bear markets only end when shares reach a certain valuation level are equally spurious .(4) This country does have certain quirky export bans, for very spurious reasons, and we would be aghast if the intention is to use this legislation to extend those sorts of controls.(5) Subsequent investigation revealed that these claims were spurious .(6) It is very easy, I think, for the Government to bring up some basically extremely spurious reasons why this moratorium should be continued, but there is no logic to it.(7) ├ö├ç├┐Our proposal was rejected as impractical but it's a spurious argument and we've never been given any real reasons why it wouldn't work,├ö├ç├û he said.(8) The arguments of the police were actually quite spurious .(9) The IIF estimates that fraudulent and spurious claims will cost insurers at least ├ö├®┬╝100 million this year but policy holders will pick up the tab in increased premiums.(10) The reason for the protest was spurious for several reasons.(11) It is even conducting a survey, for the most spurious of reasons, of voluntary health organisations, asking them about their links to pharmaceutical companies.(12) Market pundits will come up with all sort of spurious reasons why shares may or may not continue to climb.(13) It seems a completely spurious line of argument.(14) It is what it is, and it's best not to invent spurious reasons to discard evidence just because you don't like it.(15) For a variety of spurious reasons, our network is being changed.(16) People are entitled to compensation when they are injured, but we need to weed out the spurious claims.