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pestilential

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Adjective
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pes=ti=len=tial

CIDE DICTIONARY

pestilentiala. [Cf. F. pestilentiel.].
  •  Having the nature or qualities of a pestilence.  Longfellow.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Hence: Mischievous; noxious; pernicious; morally destructive.  [1913 Webster]
    "So pestilential, so infectious a thing is sin."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

pestilential, adj.
1 of or relating to pestilence.
2 dangerous; troublesome; pestilent.

Derivative
pestilentially adv.
Etymology
ME f. med.L pestilentialis f. L pestilentia (as PESTILENT)

ROGET THESAURUS

pestilential

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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