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pernicious

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adjective
  • extremely harmful; potentially causing death [Princeton Review]
  • ~ (to sb/sth): having a very harmful or destructive effect (on sb/sth) [Barron]
  • highly injurious or destructive; deadly [Taisha]
  • harmful, injurious [Nandigam]

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