pernicious trend


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pernicious trend

In psychology, an abnormal departure from conventional ideas and social interests.
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Instead of posturing, the FA should concern itself with more pernicious trends, like clubs working together to create an artificial market for targeted players.
Two pernicious trends threaten to sap some of the pleasure of exploring those miles of aisles.
In my view, these pernicious trends must be halted.