be, prove

The spraying could prove harmful to humans.

consider sth

She actually considered fresh air harmful.

extremely, very
particularly, positively

These products are often positively harmful.

possibly, potentially

A lot of these chemicals are potentially very harmful.

(not) necessarily

Not all virus infections are necessarily harmful to vines.

environmentally, socially

These pesticides are environmentally harmful.


pesticides that are harmful to the environment

Harmful is used with these nouns: ↑bacteria, ↑chemical, ↑consequence, ↑effect, ↑emission, ↑influence, ↑insect, ↑mutation, ↑pesticide, ↑radiation, ↑ray, ↑side effect, ↑substance, ↑waste

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