An outbreak of a disease or illness that spreads rapidly among individuals in an area or population at the same time.
To trouble emotionally or mentally; upset:
Dire distress resulting from loss or tragedy.
A pernicious, evil influence or agent.
To annoy, pester, or harass:
A particular destructive process in an organ or organism, with a specific cause and characteristic symptoms; specif., an illness; ailment
To badger is to annoy, pester or get on someone's nerves.
To be the bane of.
(Intransitive) To do something which is of negligible inconvenience.
Something which causes pain, suffering, distress or agony.
To torment mercilessly; plague.
The transmission of an infectious disease resulting from direct or indirect contact between individuals or animals.
To call evil or injury down on; damn
To be agitated; to be in violent commotion; to rankle.
To irk or exasperate; vex:
To irritate or torment persistently:
The definition of hector is to bully.
To cause (someone) to feel impatient or angry; annoy:
(Intransitive) To burst out
Pester is defined as to pick on or irritate.
To give assistance; be cooperative, useful, or beneficial
An acute contagious viral infection of humans, characterized by inflammation of the respiratory tract and by fever, chills, muscular pain, and prostration.
A former town of north-central Hungary on the left bank of the Danube River. Since 1873 it has been part of Budapest.
To say in a playful or mocking way:
(Physiology) The elicitation of a response to a stimulus in a plant or animal organ or tissue, especially in a nerve or muscle.
An object of dislike; annoyance
Vexation is something that causes you to be annoyed or distressed.
(Archaic) To harass or disturb by repeated attacks.
To beset, as with difficulties; harass
Hound is defined as to hunt, chase or urge on.
To arrange in or on a rack
To afflict; to chasten; to punish.
To refuse to continue to work until certain demands are met; go on strike
To bring great physical or mental pain upon (another).
(Informal) A source of annoyance; a nuisance:
To start work on with purpose and vigor:
(Brit.) To hunt; chase
To stir to action or feeling:
The bacterium, fungus, or virus that causes such a disease.
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.
To cause pain or discomfort to; afflict
To annoy, disgust, irritate, tire out, etc.
To cause to feel anxious, distressed, or troubled.
A cause of sorrow; affliction; trouble
Bait is defined as to tempt someone or something.
Of, causing, or likely to cause pestilence or infection
Abomination is defined as an action that is disgusting or shameful.
Unjustifiable conduct, typically persistent and repetitive, aimed at an individual, that causes distress or discomfort.
To become worn or sore from rubbing or friction:
To annoy; vex.
To tantalize is defined as to tease someone by showing them something which is desirable and then not providing it.
To provide assistance, support, or relief to:
To work with as a helper or assistant
To be agreeable to; give pleasure to; satisfy
A thing or circumstance that aggravates, or makes worse
A source of irritation:
To commit the criminal offense of enticing or inciting (another) to commit an illegal act.
To be in agony or great pain; feel anguish
Anguish is defined as causing or feeling extreme pain or worry.
An increasing or becoming increased
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
annoy continually or chronically
Sick people considered as a group. Often used with the.
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