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pernicious
used in Great Expectations

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harmful or something spreading harm — especially in a gradual or subtle way
  • Hereupon, a choleric gentleman, who had taken the fourth place on that seat, flew into a most violent passion, and said that it was a breach of contract to mix him up with such villainous company, and that it was poisonous, and pernicious, and infamous, and shameful, and I don't know what else.
    Chapter 28 (40% in)

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