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One entry found for adverse.
Main Entry: ad·verse
Pronunciation: ad-primarystressvschwars, primarystressad-secondarystressvschwars
Function: adjective
1 : acting in an opposite direction <adverse winds>
2 : opposed to one's interests <adverse testimony>; especially : not friendly or favorable <adverse criticism>
3 : causing harm : HARMFUL <adverse effects of a drug>
- ad·verse·ly adverb
- ad·verse·ness noun

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