Pestilence synonyms

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A virulent, infectious disease that is caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis (syn. Pasteurella pestis ) and is transmitted primarily by the bite of fleas from an infected rodent, especially a rat. In humans it occurs in bubonic form, marked by lymph node enlargement, and in pneumonic form, marked by infection of the lungs, and can progress to septicemia.
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The quality or state of being sick or diseased; illness; disease or malady.
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A particular destructive process in an organ or organism, with a specific cause and characteristic symptoms; specif., an illness; ailment
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Any of numerous plant diseases that cause leaves, stems, fruits, and tissues to wither and die. Rust, mildew, and smut are blights.
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The condition of having been destroyed:
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That which causes harm, misfortune, or destruction:
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An organism, typically an insect, that sickens or annoys humans, hampers human activities, damages crops or food products, harms livestock, or causes damage to buildings.
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A means of inflicting severe suffering, vengeance, or punishment.
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An ulcerlike sore, esp. in the mouth: thought to be an immune reaction
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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
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An endemic plant or animal.
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