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Russian translation of “insidious”

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insidious

adjective
 
 
/ɪnˈsɪdiəs/
having harmful effects that happen gradually so you do not notice them for a long time
постепенно наносящий вред, коварный
the insidious effects of pollutionIndistinct and invisibleSerious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
insidiously adverb
исподволь
insidiousness noun [U]
коварство (болезни и т. д.)
Translations of “insidious”
in Chinese (Traditional) 暗中為害的, 潛伏的…
in Turkish sinsi, gizlice zarar veren, saman altından su yürüten…
in Chinese (Simplified) 暗中为害的, 隐伏的…
in Polish podstępny…
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