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pernicious
used in The Screwtape Letters

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Definition
harmful or something spreading harm — especially in a gradual or subtle way
  • There is no good at all in inflaming his hatred of Germans if, at the same time, a pernicious habit of charity is growing up between him and his mother, his employer, and the man he meets in the train.
    Chapter 6 (79% in)

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