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Though they’re inaudible to human ears, whose range bottoms out at 20 Hz, the interval creates some fairly insidious side effects.

Ginsburg delivered her dissent aloud from the bench, accusing her colleagues of either ignoring or failing to comprehend the “insidious” nature of pay discrimination, and called on Congress to act.

The most insidious problem, however, is the varroa mite, appropriately named Varroa destructor.

Indeed, air conditioning represents one of the most insidious challenges of climate change, and one of the most difficult technological problems to fix.

Such a situation is particularly insidious because the pay gap she experiences would often go undetected.

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Is it anti-Semitism, or are less insidious cultural forces at work?

But its far more insidious role was revealed, whether it was gun policies or voter suppression.

The act of erasure through mis- or under-representation is an insidious one.

Its insidious reach enters into medical offices and chokes off the free-speech rights of the people trying to work there.

But the commentary that McCarthy gets from her so-called supporters is often just as cruel, but somehow more insidious.

Play-writing is a luxury to a journalist, as insidious as golf and much more expensive in time and money.

Each cachet contained three decigrams of malourea, the insidious drug notorious under its trade name of Veronal.

The state of affairs which has come about was uncertain in origin, insidious in growth, and has developed over a wide field.

She believed he sought her, and she must needs fight an insidious liking for him.

This is a thing I would despise in anybody else; but he is so jolly insidious 240 and ingratiating!

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On this page you'll find 62 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to insidious, such as: dangerous, subtle, artful, astute, corrupt, and crafty.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.