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injurious
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Oliver Twist
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  • Mr. Bumble, having spread a handkerchief over his knees to prevent the crumbs from sullying the splendour of his shorts, began to eat and drink; varying these amusements, occasionally, by fetching a deep sigh; which, however, had no injurious effect upon his appetite, but, on the contrary, rather seemed to facilitate his operations in the tea and toast department.

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  • The belief is not only foolish, but potentially injurious.
  • altogether he assured me that it would be excessively troublesome, injurious, and unsafe.
    Anne Bronte  --  The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

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