Sentence Examples


  • The commission reported favourably, selecting as a site Blair's original Port Cornwallis, but pointing out and avoiding the vicinity of a salt swamp which seemed to have been pernicious to the old colony.
  • The compilation of " geography books " by uninstructed writers led to the pernicious habit, which is not yet wholly overcome, of reducing the general or " physical " part to a few pages of concentrated information, and expanding the particular or " political " part by including unrevised travellers' stories and uncritical descriptions of the various countries of the world.
  • He felt it was pernicious doctrine.
  • He had pernicious anemia at age 49 years.
  • If you don't understand the truly pernicious nature of the National ID card you probably deserve to be living in a police state.

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