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pernicious
used in King Lear

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Definition
harmful or something spreading harm — especially in a gradual or subtle way
  • That will with two pernicious daughters join
    Your high-engender'd battles 'gainst a head
    So old and white as this!
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Another part of the heath. Storm continues (26% in)
pernicious = harm-spreading
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