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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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::: invincible - unconquerable
::: mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
::: burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon
::: optimum - most favorable; optimal; N: most favorable condition
::: derivative - unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.
::: bereaved - deprived of (someone beloved through death)
::: windfall - fallen fruit; unexpected lucky event
::: panoramic - denoting an unobstructed and comprehensive view; N. panorama: unbroken view of a wide area
::: allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
::: interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper