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colourable

(ˈkʌlərəbəl) or

colorable

adj
1. capable of being coloured
2. appearing to be true; plausible: a colourable excuse.
3. pretended; feigned: colourable affection.
ˌcolouraˈbility, ˌcoloraˈbility, ˈcolourableness, ˈcolorableness n
ˈcolourably, ˈcolorably adv
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In its petition filed on Thursday, the SHCBA said that it fully backed Khosa's stance on the matter while emphasising that 'the reference is dripping with malice and is patently a colourable exercise of power aimed at punishing Justice Isa for the Faizabad judgment.
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