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How to use sinister in a sentence
We’ve seen the pandemic, the campaign and now, as you and I speak in the aftermath of the election, we’ve seen very clearly how the sinister role of propaganda has affected our national discourse.Dan Rather: Propaganda and injustice are a ‘very potent, toxic mix’ | Joe Heim | November 23, 2020 | Washington Post
The game’s biggest draw was a storyline which unfolded over multiple play sessions, with diseases mutating and cities falling into chaos as a sinister conspiracy spread its tendrils across the world.One hell of a send-off: Pandemic Legacy: Season 0 wraps a stylish board game series | Ars Staff | November 21, 2020 | Ars Technica
Some characters buy the gadgets out of simple curiosity or a desire for companionship, while others use the technology for more sinister ends.
Then, when the host plant flowers, so does the dodder, setting the stage for the sinister cycle to begin again.This parasitic plant eavesdrops on its host to know when to flower | Jonathan Lambert | September 4, 2020 | Science News
There are plenty of reasons why duopolies exist, and they’re not necessarily all sinister.
Some have innocuous-seeming URLs like cardpool.com or giftcardgranny.com, which cloak the sinister operations.The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks | M.L. Nestel | December 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“i wanted to talk to him about sinister and jobs,” wrote Pascal.Exclusive: Sony Emails Slam Leonardo DiCaprio, Willow and Jaden Smith, Gush Over Ryan Gosling | William Boot | December 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Kremlin likes to portray these as sinister Western conspiracies.
A raft of thrillers, sci-fi movies, and sinister dramas followed.
As sinister and well-resourced as it is, it may be the weakest link in the chain.
Nevertheless, this world of mankind to-day seems to me to be a very sinister and dreadful world.The Salvaging Of Civilisation | H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
These are obtained easily, whence follow the sinister reports that they give your Majesty, to the harm of the public welfare.
A chill, sinister feeling crept over me, but I kept my gaze fixed steadily in the same direction.Uncanny Tales | Various
Then he turned suddenly, and Harris saw that his face had turned most oddly and disagreeably sinister.Three More John Silence Stories | Algernon Blackwood
The countenances round him turned sinister, but not idly, negatively sinister: they grew dark with purpose.Three More John Silence Stories | Algernon Blackwood
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