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Example sentences for "deleterious"

Lexicographically close words:
delegating; delegation; delegations; delete; deleted; deleting; deletion; deletions; delf; delftware
  1. Numerous miniature explosions occur, and the air becomes laden with mercurial vapours, which exercise a deleterious influence upon the health of the operatives.

  2. The report goes on to deal with the substitution of morphia for opium as demanding the gravest consideration, its effects being infinitely more deleterious than the smoking of opium.

  3. The deleterious action of alcohol on the child organism needs no illustration, but in a matter of such vital importance insistent repetition is never superfluous.

  4. This I have found happen generally in times of physical depression, and the same air no doubt exerted a similar influence on Sir John, which his impressionable nature rendered from the first more deleterious to him.

  5. It must have contained something of a deleterious character, for the next morning a coarse man took Lucretia Borgia by the tail and laid him where the violets blow.

  6. If I had not concealed a coil spring in my plug hat, the blow would have been deleterious to me.

  7. It suggests that even the small quantities of benzoic acid which we get with unadulterated food, or produce within ourselves, might be deleterious to health except for the saving hippuric acid forming process.

  8. Sodium benzoate in large doses (up to four grams per day) mixed with the food has not been found to exert any deleterious effect on the general health, nor to act as a poison in the general acceptance of the term.

  9. The experiments by Long show that copper is absorbed and retained in certain tissues, and that even small amounts ingested at brief intervals may have a deleterious action.

  10. It needs no professional learning to tell the deleterious influence upon health which must be exerted by such an agency, operating for continuous hours.

  11. Sulphureted hydrogen gas is the deleterious agent exhaled from privies or vaults, which have been so fatal, at times, to night men, who have been employed to remove or cleanse them.

  12. May not the deleterious properties of the equisetum hiemale depend, in some measure, on the frozen water included in the cavity of the stalk?

  13. I will follow that system of regimen which, according to my ability and judgment, I consider for the benefit of my patients, and abstain from whatever is deleterious and mischievous.

  14. The head pharmacien of the Hotel Dieu, in his analysis of the fluid effused in puerperal peritonitis, says that practitioners are convinced of its deleterious qualities, and that it is very dangerous to apply it to the denuded skin.

  15. But, in truth, this renewed quarrel between the Hall and the rectory was likely to prove extremely deleterious to Harry Annesley's interests.

  16. Here Mr. Scarborough raised himself in part, and spoke in that strong voice which was supposed to be so deleterious to him.

  17. People, too, seem to indulge the inventors by swallowing deleterious substances much more frequently than before.

  18. Never was man less bent on purveying morsels of deleterious gossip.

  19. When one has valued a friend and has had reports of him which are both deleterious and unfair it is quite conceivable, don't you think, that that person would wish to know the truth and to see the friend vindicated?

  20. But many who use this noxious weed, without hesitation acknowledge its deleterious effects, and urge in extenuation the inveteracy of habit.

  21. After the application of a variety of remedies to little or no purpose, he quit the deleterious practice, and though his vertigo continued long and obstinate, he has nearly or quite recovered his former health.

  22. The shelving and other furniture, and all wooden utensils used, should be of white ash, maple or white wood, in order to avoid all danger of communicating distasteful or deleterious flavors.

  23. In fact, the most deleterious ingredients enter into the composition of sweet-stuff.

  24. The quantity required by the sick is enormous, to compensate the products of respiration, and all the deleterious evaporations of the locality where they are placed, and all other effluvia of diverse natures.

  25. Many of the species are edible, like the common mushroom, and supply a delicious article of food, while others are deleterious and even poisonous.

  26. Frequently the addition of a small proportion of a metal produces highly-desirable effects in one direction, but is deleterious in other directions.

  27. The Nirbishi or Nirbikhi is another plant of the same genus, and, like the first kind, has no deleterious qualities, but is used in medicine.

  28. Colonel Kirkpatrick {78b} says, that the government of Gorkha was obliged to desist from working them, on account of their deleterious qualities.

  29. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "deleterious" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.
    Other words:
    adverse; bad; baleful; baneful; corrosive; corrupt; corrupting; damaging; deadly; deleterious; destructive; detrimental; disadvantageous; distressing; evil; harmful; hurtful; ill; injurious; lethal; malevolent; malicious; malign; malignant; mischievous; noisome; noxious; ominous; pernicious; poisonous; prejudicial; ruinous; toxic; unfavorable; unprofitable; unwholesome; useless; venomous; vicious; violent; virulent; worthless