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pernicious
used in The Sunlight Dialogues

2 uses
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Definition
harmful or something spreading harm — especially in a gradual or subtle way
  • To think that a man's opinions were wrong was for him no more to think less of the man than to think that a tree planted in the wrong place was wicked and pernicious.
    5 — Hunting Wild Asses (51% in)
  • She grew more loving and tender than before and he thought that it had been good for her, his own puritanical ideas were wrong and pernicious.
    13 — Nah ist—und schwer zu fassen der Gott (96% in)

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