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in·sid·i·ous / inˈsidēəs/ • adj. proceeding in a gradual, subtle way, but with harmful effects: sexually transmitted diseases can be insidious and sometimes without symptoms. ∎  treacherous; crafty: tangible proof of an insidious alliance. DERIVATIVES: in·sid·i·ous·ly adv. in·sid·i·ous·ness n.

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insidious

insidious XVI. — L. insidiōsus, f. insidiæ ambush, trick, rel. to insidēre sit in or upon, be settled, f. IN-1 + sedēre SIT; see -IOUS.

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insidious

insidious (in-sid-iŭs) adj. describing a disease that develops gradually and imperceptibly.

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insidious

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