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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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::: ecosystem - ecological community together with its environment
::: erratic - odd; irregular in movement or behavior; unpredictable
::: incrustation - hard coating or crust; V. incrust: encrust; cover with a crust
::: repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
::: swipe - hit with a sweeping motion; N.
::: diligence - steadiness of effort; persistent hard work
::: replete - fully filled; filled to the brim or to the point of being stuffed; abundantly supplied; Ex. report replete with errors
::: paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
::: placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
::: infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters