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synonyms for insidiousness

  • chicanery
  • corruption
  • criminality
  • deceit
  • duplicity
  • falsehood
  • fraud
  • graft
  • infidelity
  • mendacity
  • treachery
  • trickery
  • artifice
  • bunk
  • cheating
  • chicane
  • craft
  • crookedness
  • cunning
  • double-dealing
  • faithlessness
  • falsity
  • flimflam
  • fraudulence
  • guile
  • hocus-pocus
  • infamy
  • perfidiousness
  • perfidy
  • racket
  • rascality
  • slyness
  • stealing
  • swindle
  • trickiness
  • unscrupulousness
  • wiliness
  • fourberie
  • hanky-panky
  • improbity
  • sharp practice
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antonyms for insidiousness

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  • faithfulness
  • fidelity
  • forthrightness
  • honesty
  • loyalty
  • truth
  • truthfulness
  • artlessness
  • frankness
  • innocence
  • openness
  • reality
  • sincerity
  • fairness
  • scrupulousness
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    How to use insidiousness in a sentence

    Overlapping constellations of reasons drove this—such areas house more essential workers, living in more crowded homes, with less access to health care—but among the more insidious was chronic exposure to air pollution.
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    Maybe this car-seat situation is a perfect illustration of the insidious way we sometimes settle for solutions that satisfy everyone except the constituency those solutions were intended to help.
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    For everything AI can do, it’s flawed at defending insidious attacks targeting its input data.
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    Nonetheless, misleading stories that percolate less widely can still have an insidious influence.
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    Taking into account some models’ ability to filter out more harmful and more insidious particles like viruses and VOCs, an air purifier can be one of the easiest and most subtle ways to improve your daily quality of life.
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    She saw O-liver start from his chair and sink back, helpless against the insidiousness of this attack.
    THE GAY COCKADETEMPLE BAILEY
    The constancy and the strength of temptation, and the insidiousness of the arguments it was supported by, has been proverbial.
    IS LIFE WORTH LIVING?WILLIAM HURRELL MALLOCK
    Indeed, it is perhaps more damaging in its secondary effects because of its insidiousness.
    HONEST MONEYARTHUR ISAAC FONDA
    But this lent a new insidiousness to his temptation, since her contempt would be a refuge from his own.
    THE TOUCHSTONEEDITH WHARTON
    Its insidiousness makes it exceedingly difficult to recognize.
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