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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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::: pertinent - suitable; to the point; relevant
::: glimmer - shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope
::: mettle - courage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome
::: misogamy - hatred of marriage
::: herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
::: catastrophe - calamity ; disaster
::: ebullient - showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm; boiling; N. ebullience; N. ebullition: state of boiling
::: incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
::: parquet - floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece
::: lavish - liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance