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 Wordsorientation - act of finding oneself in society; orienting
discompose - disturb the composure of; confuse
permeable - that can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge
miscreant - wretch; wrongdoer; villain; Ex. kindness to the miscreant; CF. believe
gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
slander - defamation; utterance of false and malicious statements; V. ADJ. slanderous
inhibited - (of a person) unable to express what one really feels
skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
connivance - pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
ephemeral - short-lived; fleeting