speciously (adv.)
malapropism for ‘specially’
MW III.iv.105[Mistress Quickly alone] I'll be as good as my word - but speciously for Master Fenton
MW IV.v.102[Mistress Quickly to Falstaff, of Mistress Ford and Mistress Page] have not they suffered? Yes ... speciously one of them
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