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Cooking up scientific explanations of the plagues has been a pastime for years.

Blaming plagues on the “Other” is as old as plagues themselves.

These, he insisted, were harbingers of the twin plagues of socialism and secular humanism.

The addiction to adjectives that plagues so much fantasy writing has vanished.

Earthquakes, plagues, and floods were clear evidence of divine displeasure.

And Edom shall be desolate: every one that shall pass by it, shall be astonished, and shall hiss at all its plagues.

Why, if ennybody try to keep dat young Mars' Lion from learnin' all he want to, de plagues and de torments that come upon dem!

Here seem to belong the series of plagues described by the Spanish writers, although attributed by them to the following reign.

My service, villain, with a fatal curse, That direful plagues and mischief fall on thee.

The famine and other plagues already alluded to began two years later, and continued for a period of six years.

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On this page you'll find 92 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to plagues, such as: invasion, scourge, contagion, pandemic, epidemic, and curse.

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