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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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::: impregnate - make pregnant; fill thoroughly; saturate
::: annihilate - destroy
::: amoral - nonmoral; having no understanding of right and wrong
::: prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
::: kindle - start a fire; ignite; inspire; arouse
::: aboriginal - being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native; indigenous; N. aborigine
::: defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
::: propound - put forth for consideration or analysis; set forth; Ex. propound a problem/theory
::: graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
::: earthy - unrefined; coarse; of earth; Ex. earthy remarks; OP. ethereal