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See definition of plagues on Dictionary.com
  • noundisease that is widespread
  • nounannoyance, curse
  • verbannoy, disturb

synonyms for plagues

  • contagion
  • curse
  • epidemic
  • infection
  • infestation
  • influenza
  • invasion
  • outbreak
  • pandemic
  • scourge
  • affliction
  • hydra
  • pestilence
  • rash
  • ravage
  • blight
  • calamity
  • pest
  • cancer
  • scourge
  • bane
  • pain
  • bother
  • irritant
  • evil
  • exasperation
  • botheration
  • trial
  • aggravation
  • torment
  • affliction
  • nuisance
  • blast
  • vexation
  • problem
  • besetment
  • hydra
  • thorn in side
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antonyms for plagues

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  • advantage
  • good fortune
  • good luck
  • good fortune
  • help
  • pleasure
  • comfort
  • blessing
  • good luck
  • aid
  • joy
  • health
  • happiness
  • advantage
  • boon
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How to use plagues in a sentence

And Edom shall be desolate: every one that shall pass by it, shall be astonished, and shall hiss at all its plagues.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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!
MAID SALLYHARRIET A. CHEEVER
Here seem to belong the series of plagues described by the Spanish writers, although attributed by them to the following reign.
THE WORKS OF HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT, VOLUME 5HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
My service, villain, with a fatal curse, That direful plagues and mischief fall on thee.
WITCH, WARLOCK, AND MAGICIANWILLIAM HENRY DAVENPORT ADAMS
The famine and other plagues already alluded to began two years later, and continued for a period of six years.
THE WORKS OF HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT, VOLUME 5HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
Poor women,—how they are beset with plagues within and without!
MARY WOLLSTONECRAFTELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
But the conservative avoided her and her book as moral plagues.
MARY WOLLSTONECRAFTELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
So we have the "white plague" of tuberculosis, and so we have innumerable minor plagues of coughs and colds and sore throats.
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
The marginal reading, "Strike thee with six plagues" or "draw thee back with a hook of six teeth" is incorrect.
THE PROPHET EZEKIELARNO C. GAEBELEIN
There was a time, apparently, when mankind did not suffer from these plagues, and we hope there may be such a time again.
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
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