A harmful or destructive influence:
A person who gives trouble
Something that may serve as the basis of further growth or development:
Vexation is something that causes you to be annoyed or distressed.
The definition of an annoyance is a person or thing that is a bother or a nuisance.
A particular destructive process in an organ or organism, with a specific cause and characteristic symptoms; specif., an illness; ailment
Any of various other small, chiefly arthropod animals, such as spiders, centipedes, or ticks, usually having many legs. Not in scientific use.
Effort, especially when inconvenient or bothersome:
The definition of bane means something that will kill, destroy or distress someone.
Any cause of evil or injury
The act or process of imposing or meting out something unpleasant.
(Physiology) The elicitation of a response to a stimulus in a plant or animal organ or tissue, especially in a nerve or muscle.
Any of numerous small, flat-bodied, wingless biting or sucking insects of the order Phthiraptera, which live as external parasites on birds and mammals, including humans. The lice are sometimes classified together with the psocids in the order Psocodea.
A person or thing causing annoyance or inconvenience.
Any virulent or fatal contagious or infectious disease, esp. one of epidemic proportions, as bubonic plague
Something that causes persistent hardship, trouble, or annoyance:
Vermin are animals, especially small ones, that are destructive pests.
A fellow, especially one held in low esteem.
(Chiefly US) A curse word.
(Slang) A bloodsucker
a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal
Any of various carnivorous birds, such as eagles, hawks, and vultures, that hunt animals for food or feed on carrion.
The movement of something that creeps (like worms or snails)
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