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noun as in vermin

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These agricultural pests migrate in mid-summer to the Rocky Mountains from Kansas and Nebraska to beat the heat.

Borlaug and his associates set out to develop strains of wheat that could resist diseases and pests, and thus improve yields.

And cotton crops would often fail when pests like the boll weevil tore through the fields.

As he says, most men are not predatory sex pests, trying to force themselves on women, get a hand up her skirt, or cop a feel.

The little pests will go on to a supposedly prestigious institution (the Senate) choked in ivy (or cloture debate).

He waged war all night with these pests, which ran over his bed and made a hideous noise.

The first thing I thought of was the bugs, blights, pests, weeds and such things that I have been fighting with all summer.

Get a doctor if the pests are sick, because we don't want investigations.

The harm is done by these pests sucking the juices from the leaf.

Swallows in the Southern states kill the cotton-boll weevil, one of our worst insect pests.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pests, such as: animal, bugs, and insects.

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