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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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::: nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
::: dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill
::: wallow - roll in mud; indulge in; (of a ship) roll in a rough sea; become helpless; Ex. wallow in the mud/luxury
::: impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
::: compile - assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary
::: savor - enjoy; have a distinctive flavor, smell, or quality; N: taste or smell; distinctive quality
::: consequential - self-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent
::: consort - associate with; keep company; N: husband or wife (or a ruler)
::: entreat - plead; ask earnestly
::: woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes