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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.
HURRICANE HURRYW.H.G. KINGSTON
The carpet bagger when not fighting the pestiferous vermin in the Chickahominy swamps was pilfering.
THE BROKEN SWORDDENNISON WORTHINGTON
It is a region of stagnant waters, pestiferous exhalations, decrepit men, famished animals.
THE DESERT WORLDARTHUR MANGIN
One day when Little Teacher had given him a verbose definition of the word “pestiferous,” David looked at her comprehendingly.
DAVID DUNNEBELLE KANARIS MANIATES
Meat spoiled in a few hours in the fetid and pestiferous air, and turned black.
LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
I seriously doubt if one has ever yet lived many days at a time devoid of the companionship of these pestiferous little creatures.
CRUISINGS IN THE CASCADESGEORGE O. SHIELDS
From 1700 until 1760 this nefarious and pestiferous traffic greatly increased.
We have no right to make our bodies pestiferous hospitals to bear about the seeds of disease, weakness, and misery.

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