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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An annoyance; Any large scale calamity (especially when thought to be sent by God); A swarm of insects that attack plants; Any epidemic disease with a high death rate;

Usage examples (36)
  • A plague of grasshoppers
  • The only fish concoction I avoid like the plague is any piscine soup dish.
  • Last Man, the plague is specifically constructed as
  • Where a plague is that lazy shote of a boy? he repeated. for more
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