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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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::: exasperate - vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)
::: bewitch - cast a spell over; captivate completely
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::: breach - breaking of contract or duty; fissure or gap; opening; V.
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