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  • n  subtle and cumulative harmfulness (especially of a disease)
  • n  the quality of being designed to entrap

  • Instead, the focus was the insidiousness of mental illness.
  • Perhaps it is the sheer insidiousness of crack, the newly popular, highly potent form of cocaine that can in short order transform the casual pleasure seeker into an addict.
  • Instead, the focus was the insidiousness of mental illness.
Quotes

  • Lary Sorensen in DetNews.com
    My alcoholism cost me a marriage, my family, my job and lots of friendships,Sorensen said this week. "It's not an unusual story. The insidiousness of the disease is that I sat there in jail every night for 30 nights (in 2003) saying, 'Boy,...
  • Paul Thurrott in USA Today
    Microsoft completely botched UAC,Thurrott says. "It's almost criminal in its insidiousness."
  • Robert Gates in The Associated Press
    If we are to optimise the most from tourism, then controlling the high level of crime is imperative. No one wants to visit a destination where their safety is at risk. You can't have a vibrant tourism industry where the insidiousness of crime... Michael Lee-Chin http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Lee-Chin&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHz_Ng27wMNr5I0GEjEO3iqjP7bfA Jamaica Observer http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/Business/html/20060512T000000-0500_104419_OBS_MICHAEL_LEE_CHIN_OUTLINES_ACQUISITION_STRATEGY.asp&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFfPDcv818LlNW151WTq6A0VeXOCQ May 11, 2006 52250 69562 insight Defense Secretary Robert Gates told reporters that he was impressed with the general's strategic insight and independent thinking."

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