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1. deleterious

adjective. ['ˌdɛləˈtɪriːəs'] harmful to living things.

Synonyms

  • harmful
  • injurious

Antonyms

  • kind
  • nontoxic
  • benign

Etymology

  • δηλητήριος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • δηλητήρ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Deleterious

  • mysterious
  • imperious
  • delirious
  • serious

Example sentences of the word deleterious


1. Adjective
I will abstain from whatever is deleterious and mischievous and will not take or knowingly administer any harmful drug.

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