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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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The reference was initiated against the judge on the basis of a Jan 2014 judgement in which the Supreme Court had taken a strong exception to the way the judge had entertained a bail application of an accused and described it as colourable exercise of jurisdiction.
Discretion exercised by the learned judge while passing the impugned order in the instant case has appeared to us to be somewhat colourable,' the court's order stated, 'After dismissal of second application for suspension of sentence bearing the same ground the only difference in the respondent's third application for the same relief was a different learned counsel for that respondent.
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Power of acquisition has been used for colourable purpose'- High Court verdict said this.
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