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pestilential

(adjective) Likely to spread and cause an epidemic disease.

Synonyms: pestiferous, plaguey

Usage: I have a notion, and more than a notion, that I shall never pass back alive through these pestilential swamps.
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pestilential

Definition: (adjective) Likely to spread and cause an epidemic disease.
Synonyms: pestiferous, plaguey
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pes·ti·len·tial (pĕs′tə-lĕn′shəl)
adj.
Pestilent.
pes′ti·len′tial·ly adv.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
pestilential (ˌpɛstɪˈlɛnʃəl)
adj
1. dangerous or troublesome; harmful or annoying
2. (Pathology) of, causing, or resembling pestilence
ˌpestiˈlentially adv
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
pes•ti•len•tial (ˌpɛs tlˈɛn ʃəl)

adj.
1. producing or tending to produce pestilence.
2. pertaining to or of the nature of pestilence, esp. bubonic plague.
3. harmful or pernicious.
4. annoying or troublesome.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Adj. 1. pestilential - likely to spread and cause an epidemic disease; "a pestilential malignancy in the air"- Jonathan Swift; "plaguey fevers"
plaguey, pestiferous, pestilent
epidemic - (especially of medicine) of disease or anything resembling a disease; attacking or affecting many individuals in a community or a population simultaneously; "an epidemic outbreak of influenza"
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pestilential
adjective
1. infectious, catching, contaminated, poisonous, malignant, contagious, noxious, venomous, disease-ridden, pestiferous a pestilential disease
2. deadly, dangerous, evil, foul, destructive, harmful, hazardous, detrimental, pernicious, ruinous, deleterious, injurious the pestilential grey squirrel
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
pestilentialadjective
Extremely destructive or harmful:
baneful, deadly, malignant, noxious, pernicious, pestilent, virulent.
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