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I shall again breathe the pestiferous air of St. Stephen's Chappel.

No vegetables except moss and toadstool-like productions could exist in that airless and pestiferous region.

The air, too, was close and pestiferous, as if all the foul vapours had been forced up from the inward recesses of the hold.

The carpet bagger when not fighting the pestiferous vermin in the Chickahominy swamps was pilfering.

It is a region of stagnant waters, pestiferous exhalations, decrepit men, famished animals.


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On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pestiferous, such as: bothersome, contagious, diseased, harmful, infectious, and noisome.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.