Sentences Containing 'deleterious'
Dams have deleterious effects on a riverine fish and other fauna and are often stocked with exotic species.
Because humans are optimized for life in Earth gravity, exposure to weightlessness has been shown to have deleterious effects on the health of the human body.
Its duration is too short to induce deleterious effects due to ischemia.
Both decisions had a deleterious effect on Asian Americans as a class, strengthening and re-affirming the racist policies of U.S. immigration laws.
In practice, unstable dynamics may have deleterious effects on the system (e.g., it may be dangerous for internal states of the system to grow unbounded).
She attempts suicide in "Die Hippie, Die", after a hippie music festival she signs the permit for has deleterious effects on the town.
More Vocab Wordspharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
gestate - evolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth
pander - cater to (the low desires of others)
enduring - lasting; surviving; V. endure: bear (pain or suffering) for a long time; remain alive (in spite of difficulties); last; survive
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
misconstrue - interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge
suffuse - spread through or over (with a color or liquid); charge; Ex. A blush suffused her cheeks.
ramification - branching out; subdivision; one branch of a system; one of the results following from an action or decision; Ex. ramifications of a business/the decision
machinations - evil schemes or plots; schemes or plots to achieve an evil end; V. machinate
shear - remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors