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A rapid spread, growth, or development:
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  1. A rapid spread, growth, or development:
  2. An outbreak of a contagious disease that spreads rapidly and widely.
  3. An epidemic disease
A pandemic of bubonic plague and related diseases that devastated Europe and Asia in the 14th cent.
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  1. A pandemic of bubonic plague and related diseases that devastated Europe and Asia in the 14th cent.
  2. An outbreak of virulent plague, especially its bubonic form, that killed large numbers of people throughout Europe and much of Asia in the 14th century.
  3. An epidemic of plague, especially its bubonic form, that occurred in outbreaks between 1347 and 1400. It originated in Asia and then swept through Europe, where it killed about a third of the population.
Any of various viral infections of domestic or wild animals, generally characterized by fever and respiratory involvement.
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  1. Any of various viral infections of domestic or wild animals, generally characterized by fever and respiratory involvement.
  2. An acute contagious viral infection of humans, characterized by inflammation of the respiratory tract and by fever, chills, muscular pain, and prostration.
  3. An acute, contagious, infectious disease, caused by any of various viruses and characterized by inflammation of the respiratory tract, fever, and muscular pain
To intrude on; inconvenience:
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  1. To intrude on; inconvenience:
  2. To break up the quiet or serenity of; agitate (what is quiet or still)
  3. To trouble emotionally or mentally; upset:
To cause to be anxious or worried:
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  1. To cause to be anxious or worried:
  2. To cause pain or discomfort to; afflict
  3. To cause to have emotional or mental problems that interfere with social functioning:
To be irritating, wearisome, or vexing to.
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  1. To be irritating, wearisome, or vexing to.
  2. To annoy, disgust, irritate, tire out, etc.
To annoy, pester, or harass:
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  1. To annoy, pester, or harass:
  2. To annoy, harass, or tease
  3. To cause to undergo great physical pain or mental anguish.
Anything causing pain or distress; calamity
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  1. Anything causing pain or distress; calamity
  2. An afflicted condition; pain; suffering
(Archaic) Fatal injury or ruin:
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  1. (Archaic) Fatal injury or ruin:
  2. A source of persistent annoyance or exasperation:
  3. A cause of harm, ruin, or death:
Evil or injury that seems to come in answer to a curse
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  1. Evil or injury that seems to come in answer to a curse
  2. A calling on God or the gods to send evil or injury down on some person or thing
  3. A source or cause of evil; a scourge:
That which causes harm, misfortune, or destruction:
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  1. That which causes harm, misfortune, or destruction:
  2. The quality of being morally bad or wrong; wickedness.
  3. An evil force, power, or personification.
Something that causes suffering; trouble:
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  1. Something that causes suffering; trouble:
  2. Evil or misfortune
  3. Evil, wrongdoing, or harm:
A small whip used to inflict punishment.
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  1. A small whip used to inflict punishment.
  2. A whip or other instrument for flogging
  3. A means of inflicting severe suffering, vengeance, or punishment.
A cause of sorrow or misery; a misfortune:
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  1. A cause of sorrow or misery; a misfortune:
  2. Sorrow or grief; misery.
  3. A cause of sorrow; affliction; trouble
A rapid spread, growth, or development:
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  1. A rapid spread, growth, or development:
  2. An outbreak of a disease or illness that spreads rapidly among individuals in an area or population at the same time.
  3. An outbreak of a contagious disease that spreads rapidly and widely.
An insurrection or riot
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  1. An insurrection or riot
  2. A breaking out; sudden occurrence, as of disease or war
  3. A sudden increase:
An eruption of spots on the skin, usually temporary
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  1. An eruption of spots on the skin, usually temporary
  2. A visible lesion or group of lesions on the skin, caused by any of numerous factors including infectious agents, drugs, and allergies.
  3. An outbreak of many instances within a brief period:
The act of aggravating, or making worse, or the condition of being aggravated
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  1. The act of aggravating, or making worse, or the condition of being aggravated
  2. A source of continuing, increasing irritation or trouble.
  3. Exasperation; annoyance
A thing or person that annoys
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  1. A thing or person that annoys
  2. An annoying or being annoyed
  3. A cause of irritation or vexation; a nuisance.
The state of being beset.
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A person who gives trouble
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  1. A person who gives trouble
  2. Fuss, ado.
  3. A cause or condition of worry or irritation; trouble; fuss
A source of irritation:
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  1. A source of irritation:
  2. Something that causes irritation
  3. Any medication designed to cause irritation
The act of irritating:
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  1. The act of irritating:
  2. The fact or condition of being irritated
  3. The condition of being irritated; vexation:
One that is inconvenient, annoying, or vexatious; a bother:
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  1. One that is inconvenient, annoying, or vexatious; a bother:
  2. An act, condition, thing, or person causing trouble, annoyance, or inconvenience
  3. (Law) A use of property or course of conduct that interferes with the legal rights of others by causing damage, annoyance, or inconvenience.
An object of dislike; annoyance
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  1. An object of dislike; annoyance
  2. A resentful mood:
  3. An annoyance or grievance.
(Obs.) An instrument of torture or the torture inflicted
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  1. (Obs.) An instrument of torture or the torture inflicted
  2. Great pain or anguish, physical or mental; suffering; agony
  3. A source of pain, anxiety, or annoyance
A source of irritation or annoyance:
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  1. A source of irritation or annoyance:
  2. The condition of being vexed; annoyance:
  3. Something that vexes; cause of annoyance or distress
To cause irritation to (another); make somewhat angry.
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  1. To cause irritation to (another); make somewhat angry.
  2. To be annoying
  3. To harm by repeated attacks; harry; molest
(Archaic) To feed (animals) during a break in a journey
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  1. (Archaic) To feed (animals) during a break in a journey
  2. To set attacking dogs against
  3. To entice or provoke, especially by trickery or strategy:
To confuse completely; muddle
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  1. To confuse completely; muddle
  2. To spoil; ruin.
  3. To worry, annoy, or frustrate.
To beset, as with difficulties; harass
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  1. To beset, as with difficulties; harass
  2. To vex, harass, or beset.
  3. To harass; beset:
To surround or hem in
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  1. To surround or hem in
  2. To cover or set thickly with; stud
  3. To trouble persistently; harass.
To make repeated attacks or raids on (an enemy, for example).
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  1. To make repeated attacks or raids on (an enemy, for example).
  2. To trouble by repeated raids or attacks, etc.; harry
  3. To trouble, worry, or torment, as with cares, debts, repeated questions or demands, etc.
To batter or buffet. Used of the wind or storms:
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  1. To batter or buffet. Used of the wind or storms:
  2. To disturb, distress, or exhaust by repeated demands or criticism; harass.
  3. To torment or worry; harass
To annoy persistently, as with repeated demands or questions.
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  1. To annoy persistently, as with repeated demands or questions.
  2. To annoy constantly or repeatedly with petty irritations; bother; vex
  3. To bother, harass or annoy persistently.
To extract, identify, or cause to come about. Used with out :
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  1. To extract, identify, or cause to come about. Used with out :
  2. To urge persistently; coax:
  3. To say in a playful or mocking way:
To annoy, pester, or harass:
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  1. To annoy, pester, or harass:
  2. To cause to undergo great physical pain or mental anguish.
  3. To annoy, harass, or tease
To bother or annoy, as with petty complaints.
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  1. To bother or annoy, as with petty complaints.
  2. To annoy, bother, harass, vex, etc.
  3. To touch or handle something nervously or persistently:
To annoy or harass persistently; pester; nag
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  1. To annoy or harass persistently; pester; nag
  2. To ask or nag (someone) about something in an annoying and persistent way; pester:
To spoil; ruin.
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  1. To spoil; ruin.
  2. To confuse completely; muddle
  3. To possess as with a devil; bewitch
To surround with troops; besiege:
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  1. To surround with troops; besiege:
  2. To beset, as with difficulties; harass
  3. To vex, harass, or beset.
To stud, as with jewels.
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  1. To stud, as with jewels.
  2. To attack from all sides; harass or besiege
  3. To cover or set thickly with; stud
To close in on; crowd around
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  1. To close in on; crowd around
  2. To beset or surround with armed forces for the purpose of compelling to surrender, to lay siege to, beleaguer.
  3. To crowd around; hem in:
To trouble, worry, or torment, as with cares, debts, repeated questions or demands, etc.
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  1. To trouble, worry, or torment, as with cares, debts, repeated questions or demands, etc.
  2. To subject (another) to hostile or prejudicial remarks or actions; pressure or intimidate.
  3. To trouble by repeated raids or attacks, etc.; harry
To raid, esp. repeatedly, and ravage or rob; pillage; plunder
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  1. To raid, esp. repeatedly, and ravage or rob; pillage; plunder
  2. To disturb, distress, or exhaust by repeated demands or criticism; harass.
  3. To batter or buffet. Used of the wind or storms:
To pressure or force from a place or situation:
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  1. To pressure or force from a place or situation:
  2. To hunt or chase with or as with hounds; chase or follow continually; nag
  3. To make repeated demands of or subject to persistent criticism:
(Archaic) To ask for (something) urgently or repeatedly.
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  1. (Archaic) To ask for (something) urgently or repeatedly.
  2. To trouble with requests or demands; urge or entreat persistently or repeatedly
  3. To plead or urge irksomely, often persistently.
  1. To bother, harass or annoy persistently.
  2. To annoy persistently, as with repeated demands or questions.
  3. To annoy constantly or repeatedly with petty irritations; bother; vex
To seek to obtain by persuasion, entreaty, or formal application:
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  1. To seek to obtain by persuasion, entreaty, or formal application:
  2. To petition persistently; importune:
  3. To approach or accost (a person) with an offer of sex in exchange for payment.
(Obs.) To overthrow
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  1. (Obs.) To overthrow
  2. To cause grievous physical or mental suffering to.
  3. To cause pain or suffering to; distress very much
To suffer extreme pain:
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  1. To suffer extreme pain:
  2. To be in agony or great pain; feel anguish
  3. To suffer mental anguish or worry about something:
To cause to feel or suffer anguish.
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  1. To cause to feel or suffer anguish.
To call evil or injury down on; damn
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  1. To call evil or injury down on; damn
  2. To swear at; use profane, blasphemous, or obscene language against
  3. To utter a curse or curses; swear; blaspheme
To inflict great mental distress on.
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  1. To inflict great mental distress on.
  2. To subject to mental anguish; torment
  3. To cause intense bodily pain to; torture
To torture by means of the rack.
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  1. To torture by means of the rack.
  2. To arrange in or on a rack
  3. To torture on a rack
To punish, chastise, or afflict severely
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  1. To punish, chastise, or afflict severely
  2. To whip or flog
  3. To afflict with severe or widespread suffering and devastation; ravage.
To deal a blow with or as if with the hand or a handheld weapon.
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  1. To deal a blow with or as if with the hand or a handheld weapon.
  2. To inspire strong and sudden love or devotion
  3. To strike or attack with powerful or disastrous effect
To affect keenly or forcibly; impress:
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  1. To affect keenly or forcibly; impress:
  2. To dismantle and pack up for departure:
  3. To engage in a strike against an employer.
To annoy, pester, or harass:
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  1. To annoy, pester, or harass:
  2. (Rare) To torture
  3. To cause to undergo great physical pain or mental anguish.
To subject to torture
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  1. To subject to torture
  2. To bring great physical or mental pain upon (another).
  3. To subject (a person or animal) to torture.
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