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used in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

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not appearing dangerous, but actually very harmful over time


treacherous  (dangerous due to trickery or from hidden or unpredictable risks)
  • The secret had worked its way through their marriage, an insidious vine, twisting; she drank too much and then she began to have affairs, that sleazy Realtor at the beach and then others; he'd tried not to notice, to forgive her, for he knew that in some real sense the fault was his.
    p. 274.6
  • "Insidious, that's what you people are.
    p. 31.5

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