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Word of the Day — April 30, 2012
April 30, 2012 - Scott Viau
Deleterious — DEL-ih-TAIR-ee-us — harmful, damaging, injurious, bad
Example: "Looking back a last summer in Russia, the N.Y. Times stated doctors saying 'a rise in mortality was to be expected — hardly exceptional for a heat wave in the high 90s for weeks, even without accounting for the deleterious effects of the smoke cloud that existed.'"
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