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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…
(Definition of insidious from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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