impostrous

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impostrous (comparative more impostrous, superlative most impostrous)

  1. (archaic) Characterized by imposture; deceitful.
    • George Grote, A History of Greece
      Rhetoric (argues Plato in the dialogue called Gorgias) is no art whatever, but a mere unscientific knack, enslaved to the dominant prejudices, and nothing better than an impostrous parody on the true political art.