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The graves of thousands of English soldiers had been dug in the pestilential morass of Dundalk.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Let the following incident witness his sagacity: Pestilential fevers periodically ravaged his native city.
AN EPITOME OF THE HISTORY OF MEDICINEROSWELL PARK
None but Indians could live and labour and travel habitually, in such a pestilential atmosphere.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXLII. VOL. LV. APRIL, 1844VARIOUS
He died of a pestilential disorder, which, in the course of two days, had carried off nearly 400 men in his camp.
THE THIRTY YEARS WAR, COMPLETEFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
Like pestilential vapor, the infamy of universal reprobation hung over him.
THE REVOLT OF THE NETHERLANDS, COMPLETEFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
It is the same disease, he says, whether from the swamps of Walcheren, or the pestilential shores of Africa.
EPIDEMICS EXAMINED AND EXPLAINED: OR, LIVING GERMS PROVED BY ANALOGY TO BE A SOURCE OF DISEASEJOHN GROVE
And the worm which was beginning to fall asleep is roused again to pestilential fierceness.
THE POSTHUMOUS WORKS OF THOMAS DE QUINCEY, VOL. 1 (2 VOLS)THOMAS DE QUINCEY
I lie wakeful in the dark and try to reason out a logicalness or poetry in a thing so artfully pestilential.
I, MARY MACLANEMARY MACLANE
This pestilential plague spot, into which it was hardly safe to venture, was done away with in the years 1890-95.
CATHEDRAL CITIES OF ITALYWILLIAM WIEHE COLLINS
She grew sick and faint as the pestilential tale expanded, and horror was piled upon horror.
THIRTYHOWARD VINCENT O'BRIEN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PESTILENTIAL

  • deadly
  • extreme
  • intense
  • lethal
  • mortal
  • mortiferous
  • noxious
  • pestilent
  • pestilential
  • terrible
  • communicable
  • contagious
  • contaminating
  • corrupting
  • defiling
  • diseased
  • epidemic
  • infective
  • mephitic
  • miasmic
  • noxious
  • pestilent
  • pestilential
  • poisoning
  • polluting
  • toxic
  • transferable
  • transmittable
  • virulent
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