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pernicious

adjective  us   /pərˈnɪʃ·əs/
having a very harmful effect or influence: The book focuses on the pernicious effects of slavery.
Translations of “pernicious”
in Vietnamese nguy hại…
in Spanish Pernicioso…
in Thai เป็นอันตราย…
in Malaysian merosakkan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 極其有害的, 惡性的, 惡劣的…
in Indonesian merusak, berbahaya…
in Russian пагубный, вредный…
in Turkish çok zararlı, muzır, hınzır…
in Chinese (Simplified) 极其有害的, 恶性的, 恶劣的…
in Polish zgubny…
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