DELETERIOUS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DELETERIOUS
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 a.  having harmful effect; injurious; having quality of destroying life; noxious; poisonous
Classic Sentence:
1  He was a mournful dyspeptic, intent on finding out the deleterious ingredients of every dish and diverted from this care only by the sound of his wife's voice.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
Example Sentence:
1  If you believe that smoking is deleterious to your health, then quit!.