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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Causing irritation or annoyance; Tending to corrupt or pervert; Likely to spread and cause an epidemic disease; Contaminated with infecting organisms.

Usage examples (30)
  • "That pestiferous youngster!" exclaimed his father.
  • He is a most pestiferous giant, with a numerous family.
  • Iudgement thei procede against vices moste pestiferous.
  • But Ma never admitted anything pestiferous about running the store. for more
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