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Word: pestilential

Definition: (pestilent) causing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)


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::: protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
::: friction - clash or conflict in opinion; rubbing against
::: reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
::: acclimate - adjust to climate or environment; adapt
::: transparent - permitting light to pass through freely; easily detected; obvious; clear; Ex. transparent lie
::: intuition - immediate insight; power of knowing without reasoning; ADJ. intuitive; V. intuit: know by intuition
::: internecine - mutually destructive
::: insatiable - not easily satisfied; unquenchable; Ex. insatiable appetite
::: reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
::: plutocracy - society ruled by the wealthy