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See definition of insidiously on Dictionary.com
  • as inhuggermugger
  • as insecretly
  • as inslyly

synonyms for insidiously

  • behind closed doors
  • behind someone's back
  • by stealth
  • clandestinely
  • confidentially
  • covertly
  • furtively
  • hush-hush
  • in camera
  • in confidence
  • in holes and corners
  • in secret
  • in strict confidence
  • intimately
  • o
  • obscurely
  • on the Q.T.
  • shrewdly
  • craftily
  • cunningly
  • foxily
  • furtively
  • intelligently
  • secretly
  • shiftily
  • stealthily
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How to use insidiously in a sentence

There’s a related, even more insidious concept called the glass cliff.
IS IT TOO LATE FOR GENERAL MOTORS TO GO ELECTRIC? (EP. 442)STEPHEN J. DUBNERDECEMBER 3, 2020FREAKONOMICS
While anti-competitive pricing algorithms could wreak havoc, there are plenty of other arenas where collusive AI could have even more insidious effects, from military applications to healthcare and insurance.
AS ALGORITHMS TAKE OVER MORE OF THE ECONOMY, WE SHOULD CEDE CONTROL (VERY) CAREFULLYEDD GENTDECEMBER 1, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
This behind-doors transmission trend reflects pandemic fatigue and widening social bubbles, experts say — and is particularly insidious because it is so difficult to police and likely to increase as temperatures drop and holidays approach.
AT DINNER PARTIES AND GAME NIGHTS, CASUAL AMERICAN LIFE IS FUELING THE CORONAVIRUS SURGEKARIN BRULLIARDNOVEMBER 12, 2020WASHINGTON POST
From Page 1, when Elle suffers the indignities of “brand-spankin’-new underwear” that make her feel like a “bear in the woods with an insidious itch,” Elle and Darcy are as recognizable and entertaining as your best friends from college.
‘WRITTEN IN THE STARS’ IS A ‘PRIDE AND PREJUDICE’ REBOOT THAT’S CHARMING, EFFERVESCENT AND ENTIRELY ITSELFELLEN MORTONNOVEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
That makes 21st century crypto-fascism all the more insidious and harder to identify.
‘WATCH DOGS: LEGION’ REVIEW IN PROGRESS: VIRTUAL LONDON IS LEGIT, BUT STORY’S A SNOOZE SO FARGENE PARKOCTOBER 28, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Because symptoms are not always visible, the danger posed by this threat is insidious.
LEAD POISONING AFFECTS 1 IN 3 KIDS WORLDWIDE—BUT IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO ACTJAKEMETHOCTOBER 23, 2020FORTUNE
If it so happens that you can insidiously mould a new party meanwhile, so much the better.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Suppose I insidiously work up a reform movement in this State, and am shot into Congress over the head of the machine?
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
How insidiously these efforts are being made we shall see in the next chapter.
SECRET SOCIETIES AND SUBVERSIVE MOVEMENTSNESTA H. WEBSTER
Oh yes, and most insidiously, in those lines he wrote to go before Diane de Lys.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INSIDIOUSLY

  • behind closed doors
  • behind someone's back
  • by stealth
  • clandestinely
  • confidentially
  • covertly
  • furtively
  • hush-hush
  • in camera
  • in confidence
  • in holes and corners
  • in secret
  • in strict confidence
  • insidiously
  • intimately
  • o
  • obscurely
  • on the Q.T.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.