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adjective insidious pronunciation in British English /ɪnˈsɪdiəs/
  1. something that is insidious is dangerous because it seems to be harmless or not important but in fact causes harm or damage

    the insidious effects of gossip

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noun [uncountable]


used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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