English to Afrikaans Meaning :: insidious

Insidious :
verraderlike
- verraderlikeslinkseinsidiousness
 

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Adjective(1) beguiling but harmful(2) intended to entrap(3) working or spreading in a hidden and usually injurious way

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(1) The propaganda is so insidious in the Murdoch press you can't even distinguish between news and opinion.(2) Personally, we can't stand this insidious practise of sneaking adverts into non-commercial formats.(3) Significantly, even continuous low-level noise can be an insidious stressor.(4) There was the slow, insidious change from fresh-faced beauty to freak.(5) Carol Kane plays the insidious Madame Morrible as the evil twin of Mrs. Slocum from Are You Being Served?(6) The more insidious the plot, the more difficult the cover up, and as the internet grows, so do the unanswered questions.(7) The humanitarian argument is a particularly insidious one.(8) Even the insidious cane toad can't try and sneak through quarantine.(9) It harbours insidious designs in spite of its declared support for current Palestinian peace efforts.(10) The obstruction and harassment is subtle but insidious and seriously affects the ability of the aid agencies to do their job.(11) This trade recession will be just as insidious in its effects as any market blowout.(12) The current ubiquity of advertising is certainly one of its most subtle and insidious properties.(13) It need by no means be obvious: it can be insidious and subtle.(14) Slow calibration drift is a subtle and insidious source of unreliable instrument readings.(15) But what makes this disease insidious is that in most cases it goes undetected until it's too late.(16) Yet the incursions on free speech can be insidious and imperceptible.
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(1) insidious ::
verraderlike
Synonyms
Adjective
1. stealthy ::
onderduimse
2. subtle ::
subtiele
3. surreptitious ::
onderlangse
4. cunning ::
geslepe
5. crafty ::
slim
6. treacherous ::
verraderlike
7. artful ::
skelm
8. sly ::
skelm
9. wily ::
uitgeslape
10. shifty ::
louche
11. underhanded ::
onderduimse
12. indirect ::
indirekte
13. sneaky ::
skelm
Different Forms
insidious, insidiously, insidiousness
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