Insidious in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Insidious

Producing harm in a stealthy, often gradual, manner. | Intending to entrap; alluring but harmful. | (nonstandard) Treacherous.

Short Example Sentence for Insidious

  • 1. She read the plan now in all its insidious perfection. 🔊
  • 2. With what insidious craft the question was put! 🔊
  • 3. It is a most insidious and difficult foe to overcome. 🔊
  • 4. He had attempted to move her by unfair, insidious means. 🔊
  • 5. But Mr. Ducksmith declined insidious potations. 🔊
  • 6. Now that change was not gradual or insidious nor was it progressive. 🔊
  • 7. No time was lost in remonstrating against this insidious decree. 🔊
  • 8. Sometimes payments take a more insidious and more demoralizing form. 🔊
  • 9. There is an insidious argument which must be met once and for ever. 🔊
  • 10. Is it that insidious smile with which our petition has been lately received? 🔊
  • 11. Specious arguments are insidious and irresistible, and you will go down. 🔊
  • 12. About the same time an insidious disease was wearing away his life. 🔊
  • 13. He was the foe of all levities, all frivolities, all insidious pleasures. 🔊
  • 14. Yes, Judith listened as if with pleasure to those insidious addresses. 🔊
  • 15. His malady would not pause in its insidious attack while I was seeking Olivia. 🔊

How to use Insidious in Sentence?

  • 1. Superficially it is a very telling one, because there is nothing so insidious as a half-truth. 🔊
  • 2. Her works excited to a sort of frenzy clergymen who realised their insidious hollowness. 🔊
  • 3. It is that which flows from conscious class use of a responsive government for insidious ends. 🔊
  • 4. So as they appear insidious in deceit and fatal in the combat, they have served their end. 🔊
  • 5. It is especially insidious in the condensed arguments of which I spoke a few pages back. 🔊
  • 6. Yet the whole of Irish history is disfigured by the poisonous trail of the insidious informer. 🔊
  • 7. The covert, indirect, and insidious way of doing anything, is always the wrong way. 🔊
  • 8. The insidious poison that was destroying him spread still further with a swift rush at that suggestion. 🔊
  • 9. He was smoking a cigarette as he came up, but he threw the insidious weed from him as he entered the room. 🔊
  • 10. Hers was the insidious charm that grows rather than dazzles, the attraction that increases with time. 🔊
  • 11. After the victorious climax to her insidious machinations a reaction had set in, and she now felt distinctly uncomfortable. 🔊
  • 12. Many of these pictures were based upon the insidious doubts which never fail to attack those in the throes of a consuming passion such as his. 🔊
  • 13. The woman who becomes the victim of the housekeeping mania never realizes it; it is an insidious art. 🔊
  • 14. A man should remember that intellectual over-indulgence is one of the most insidious and disgraceful forms that excess can take. 🔊
  • 15. There is nothing more insidious than the spirit of conformity, and nothing more quickly paralyzes the best parts of a man. 🔊
  • 16. He had to become the insidious and devious schemer, acting through sharp lawyers instead of by an armed force. 🔊
  • 17. Had they ever been on nearer terms, and had she treated him badly, it would not have caused this slow and insidious suffering. 🔊
  • 18. No vice puts in its insidious roots more deeply than the drink vice, or more strongly resents being torn from its chosen place. 🔊
  • 19. Occasionally the jarring thunder of her cannon, as they became heated to explosion, announced to us the progress of the insidious destroyer. 🔊
  • 20. They represented lovers as insidious spoilers, subtle to contrive, and forward to seize every occasion of advantage. 🔊