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Origin of pernicious
OTHER WORDS FROM perniciousper·ni·cious·ly, adverbper·ni·cious·ness, nounun·per·ni·cious, adjectiveun·per·ni·cious·ly, adverb
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How to use pernicious in a sentence
It is this government subsidy in the form of tax-exempt treatment that is really pernicious.How to Fix the Hot Mess of U.S. Healthcare (Ep. 456)|Stephen J. Dubner|April 1, 2021|Freakonomics
Driven to solve deep, pernicious and socially significant problems, but with an embedded pragmatism, Damo is keen to keep growing far out from its parent’s shade.In pursuit of pragmatic solutions to pervasive problems|Francesca Fanshawe|March 31, 2021|MIT Technology Review
Last February, according to NPR, China’s legislature started taking steps to “uproot the pernicious habit of eating wild animals.”No one can find the animal that gave people covid-19|Antonio Regalado|March 26, 2021|MIT Technology Review
Byford’s resignation landed in January 2020, just as a certain pernicious virus was starting to circulate the globe.
In Strikers they endeavor to change the behavior of an influencer, an author and other people who wield a pernicious influence over those who look up to them.‘Persona 5 Strikers’: A great sequel if you’ve already studied up|Christopher Byrd|February 26, 2021|Washington Post
He simply rode out the same blandly pernicious progressivism that elites in both parties embrace.
Even more pernicious is this: Look at who these men are actually contacting.Heartache by the Numbers and OkCupid’s Founder Has Got Yours|Will Doig|October 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the case of Hollywood actresses, too, this expectation takes on an even more pernicious dimension.Jennifer Lawrence Shouldn’t Laugh Off Her Nude Photo Hack|Samantha Allen|September 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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
I spoke to my students about mobilizing against this pernicious threat to our civilization.
It occurs in well-marked cases of pernicious anemia and leukemia, and, much less commonly, in very severe symptomatic anemias.
In pernicious anemia they are always greatly diminished, and an increase should exclude the diagnosis of this disease.
Megaloblasts are found in pernicious anemia, and with extreme rarity in any other condition.
Pathologically, normoblasts occur in severe symptomatic anemia, leukemia, and pernicious anemia.
A few of these may be present in very marked leukocytosis or any severe blood condition, as pernicious anemia.