Pernicious

Definition of Pernicious

Per`ni´cious
a.1.Quick; swift (to burn).
1.Having the quality of injuring or killing; destructive; very mischievous; baleful; malicious; wicked.
Let this pernicious hour
Stand aye accursed in the calendar.
- Shak.
Pernicious to his health.
- Prescott.

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baleful, baneful, brutal, corroding, corrosive, corrupting, corruptive, counterproductive, damaging, deadly, death-bringing, deathful, deathly, deleterious, destructive, detrimental, devastating, disadvantageous, disserviceable, distressing, fatal, feral, harmful, hurtful, injurious, internecine, killing, lethal, malefic, maleficent, malevolent, malign, malignant, miasmatic, miasmic, mischievous, mortal, noisome, noxious, ominous, pestiferous, pestilent, pestilential, poisonous, prejudicial, ruinous, savage, scatheful, sinister, swart, toxic, venenate, veneniferous, venenous, venomous, vicious, virulent
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