Definition of Perniciously

1. Adverb. In a harmfully insidious manner. "These drugs act insidiously"

Exact synonyms: Insidiously
Partainyms: Insidious, Pernicious



2. Adverb. In a noxiously baneful way. "This banefully poisoned climate"
Exact synonyms: Banefully
Partainyms: Baneful, Pernicious

Definition of Perniciously

1. Adverb. In a pernicious manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Perniciously

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Perniciously

pernambuco wood
pernancies
pernancy
perne
pernicion
pernicions
perniciosiform
pernicious
pernicious anaemia
pernicious anaemia type rubriblast
pernicious anemia
pernicious anemias
pernicious anæmia
pernicious malaria
pernicious vomiting
perniciously (current term)
perniciousness
pernicity
pernicketiness
pernickety
pernio
perniones
pernios
pernioses
perniosis
pernoctation
pernoctations
pernods
pernor
pernors

Literary usage of Perniciously

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1. The Lives of the Right Hon. Francis North, Baron Guilford, Lord Keeper of by Roger North (1826)
"... the cortex doth but ingraft the venom to shoot out again more perniciously. And so, in his lordship's case, he had a seed of a malignant fever in him, ..."

2. The National: A Library for the People by W.J. Linton (1839)
"... in coming years—not perniciously, but beneficially ; not as a curse, but as a blessing; and posterity will bear testimony that I am right. ..."

3. A Dictionary for Primary Schools by Noah Webster (1838)
"Bal'-last, n. weight to steady Bane-fnl-ly, adv. perniciously. Bune-ful-nt'ss, n. a destructive quality. Bai'-last, vt to load with ..."

4. Conditions of Social Well-being by David Cunningham (1878)
"I think—and I venture to differ from some economists in this respect—that strikes must invariably affect the interests of the workmen perniciously. ..."

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