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pernicious
used in Gulliver's Travels

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Definition
harmful or something spreading harm — especially in a gradual or subtle way
  • But by what I have gathered from your own relation, and the answers I have with much pains wrung and extorted from you, I cannot but conclude the bulk of your natives to be the most pernicious race of little odious vermin that nature ever suffered to crawl upon the surface of the earth.
    Part 2 — A Voyage to Brobdingnag (74% in)

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