INSIDIOUS's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of insidious
Definition:
a. spreading harmfully in a subtle manner; designed or adapted to entrap
Example:
More insidious is the whole issue of the second amendment.
Sentence in Classic:
For, almost at once, she had felt the insidious charm of slipping back into a life where every material difficulty was smoothed away.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
The lamp burnt dimly in the middle of the dark, luxurious, isolated room; from time to time the blind was shaken, and there flowed in the freshness of the insidious night; there was heard its mysterious whisperings.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
How insidious he could be, too, I was only to find out several months later and a thousand miles farther.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
Crawford who, as the clandestine, insidious, treacherous admirer of Maria Bertram, had been her abhorrence, whom she had hated to see or to speak to, in whom she could believe no good quality to exist, and whose power, even of being agreeable, she had barely acknowledged.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
Heyward withdrew to the rampart, too uneasy and too little accustomed to the warfare of the woods to remain at ease under the possibility of such insidious attacks.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
She was from New England, and knew well the first guileful footsteps of that soft, insidious disease, which sweeps away so many of the fairest and loveliest, and, before one fibre of life seems broken, seals them irrevocably for death.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context