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pestilent

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pes=ti=lent

CIDE DICTIONARY

pestilenta. [L. pestilens, -entis, fr. pestis pest: cf. F. pestilent.].
     Pestilential; noxious; pernicious; mischievous.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

pestilent, adj.
1 destructive to life, deadly.
2 harmful or morally destructive.
3 colloq. troublesome; annoying.

Derivative
pestilently adv.
Etymology
L pestilens, pestilentus f. pestis plague

ROGET THESAURUS

pestilent

Insalubrity

N insalubrity, unhealthiness, nonnaturals, plague spot, malaria, death in the pot, contagion, toxicity, insalubrious, unhealthy, unwholesome, noxious, noisome, morbific, morbiferous, mephitic, septic, azotic, deleterious, pestilent, pestiferous, pestilential, virulent, venomous, envenomed, poisonous, toxic, toxiferous, teratogenic, narcotic, contagious, infectious, catching, taking, epidemic, zymotic, epizootic, innutritious, indigestible, ungenial, uncongenial, deadly.


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