A calling on God or the gods to send evil or injury down on some person or thing
1918, Edgar Rice Burroughs, The People that Time Forgot, edition HTML, The Gutenberg Project, published 2008:
Any of various similar poisons, related to proteins, formed in certain plants, as ricin, or secreted by certain animals, as snake venom: toxins, when injected into animals or humans, typically initiate the formation of antitoxins
A cause of ruin:
The bacterium, fungus, or virus that causes such a disease.
The end of life of an organism or cell. In humans and animals, death is manifested by the permanent cessation of vital organic functions, including the absence of heartbeat, spontaneous breathing, and brain activity. Cells die as a result of external injury or by an orderly, programmed series of self-destructive events known as apoptosis . The most common causes of death for humans in well-developed countries are cardiovascular disease, cancer, Alzheimer's disease, certain chronic diseases such as diabetes and emphysema, lung infections, and accidents.
An act, condition, thing, or person causing trouble, annoyance, or inconvenience
(Uncountable) Something that leads to serious trouble or destruction.
Immoral or unjust effects:
Anything that causes harm, pain, misery, disaster, etc.
The definition of a pest is an annoying person or thing.
Torment is pain, suffering, annoyance or anxiety.
Anything causing pain or distress; calamity
Sick people considered as a group. Often used with the.
(Usually in the singular, formal) A punishment or defeat that is deserved and cannot be avoided.
A particular form of hurt, damage, or loss:
The definition of contagion is an infectious disease spread through contact, or the transmission of a disease from one person to another through contact, or the spread of a bad or harmful idea or practice.
A harmful or destructive influence:
One that destroys:
Any means of inflicting severe punishment, suffering, or vengeance
(--- Archaic) A person employed to help, especially a farm worker or domestic servant.
A cause or source of harm, damage, or annoyance
Success, especially when at least partially resulting from luck:
A fragment of something that has been destroyed
The disabling or destruction of a ship by a storm or other disaster; shipwreck
A wrecking or being wrecked
A source of spreading corruption or decay.
A person, car, train, boat, etc. that salvages or clears away wrecks; specif., a truck equipped to tow away wrecked or disabled automobiles
Food left over from one meal and, often, eaten at a later meal
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