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synonyms for pestilence

  • contagion
  • disease
  • endemic
  • infection
  • outbreak
  • plague
  • rash
  • scourge
  • sickness
  • virus

antonyms for pestilence

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  • advantage
  • health
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How to use pestilence in a sentence

We take our pets, pests and pestilence with us wherever we go, and we go everywhere.
TIMELESS MEDITATIONS ON EARTH’S FRAGILITY, AND THE DAMAGE HUMANS DOBALAJI RAVICHANDRANMAY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I cannot reconcile the idea of a tender Heavenly Father with the known horrors of war, slavery, pestilence, and insanity.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Only in the sensational moments of famine, flood or pestilence was a general social effort called forth.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
There is still mademoiselle, with her new-formed friends in Paris—may a pestilence blight them all!
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
And I will strike the inhabitants of this city, men and beasts shall die of a great pestilence.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
But even an age of war and pestilence could be observed without torment from behind the protective shields of the Time Machine.
THE MAN FROM TIMEFRANK BELKNAP LONG
The third great pestilence lasted from July to September in that year.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
In the year 1334 the city was almost depopulated by this dreadful pestilence.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
Heaven has ordained three great scourges for national sins—plague, pestilence, and famine.
FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
Of this pestilence we only know that it ran its deadly course in two or three days, and left its traces in almost every family.
A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PESTILENCE

  • affliction
  • bane
  • blot on the landscape
  • canker
  • contamination
  • corruption
  • curse
  • decay
  • dump
  • evil
  • eyesore
  • fungus
  • infestation
  • mildew
  • pest
  • pestilence
  • pollution
  • rot
  • scourge
  • sight
  • withering
  • woe
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