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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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::: civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
::: elysian - relating to paradise; blissful
::: vouchsafe - grant condescendingly; guarantee; Ex. vouchsafe your fair return on your investment
::: plumage - feathers of a bird;
::: deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
::: deducible - derived by reasoning; V. deduce: infer; derive by reasoning
::: artifacts - object made by human beings, either hand-made or mass-produced
::: insomnia - wakefulness; inability to sleep
::: physiognomy - face (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features
::: breach - breaking of contract or duty; fissure or gap; opening; V.