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Though they’re inaudible to human ears, whose range bottoms out at 20 Hz, the interval creates some fairly insidious side effects.
Ginsburg delivered her dissent aloud from the bench, accusing her colleagues of either ignoring or failing to comprehend the “insidious” nature of pay discrimination, and called on Congress to act.How A Conservative 6-3 Majority Would Reshape The Supreme Court|Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux (Amelia.Thomson-DeVeaux@abc.com)|September 28, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
The most insidious problem, however, is the varroa mite, appropriately named Varroa destructor.The Fungal Evangelist Who Would Save the Bees - Issue 90: Something Green|Merlin Sheldrake|September 23, 2020|Nautilus
Indeed, air conditioning represents one of the most insidious challenges of climate change, and one of the most difficult technological problems to fix.Air conditioning technology is the great missed opportunity in the fight against climate change|James Temple|September 1, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Such a situation is particularly insidious because the pay gap she experiences would often go undetected.
The act of erasure through mis- or under-representation is an insidious one.
Its insidious reach enters into medical offices and chokes off the free-speech rights of the people trying to work there.
Cancer is the most pernicious, insidious, disgusting disease of life.Pierce Brosnan’s Life After Bond: From Action Hero to Losing His Daughter to Cancer|Tim Teeman|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
However, an insidious form of segregation, happening within the educational system, belies this simplistic view.
This would be dismissible, but it actually had an insidious impact.
The insidious revolt led by Buck had destroyed the solidarity of the team.The Call of the Wild|Jack London
That last deceptive stage of his insidious disease had given him a fictitious strength.The Ebbing Of The Tide|Louis Becke
And we know what are the paths by which Athenian aggression travels, and how insidious is its progress.The History of the Peloponnesian War|Thucydides
I never dreamed of jealousy, Alfred Bernard, or I might have seen beforehand the wiles of the insidious tempter.Hansford: A Tale of Bacon's Rebellion|St. George Tucker
At the next meeting of parliament, the king agreed to omit these insidious words, p. 168.