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The House of Mirth
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  • She understood that Rosedale was ready to lend her money; and the longing to take advantage of his offer began to haunt her insidiously.
  • For, almost at once, she had felt the insidious charm of slipping back into a life where every material difficulty was smoothed away.

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  • The debt grew insidiously—just a little at a time and always for a good purpose.
    Alan Greenspan  --  The Age of Turbulence
  • We’ve grown accustomed to spending more than we earn, but the increasing debt is an insidious problem.

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