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pestilentialpes‧ti‧len‧tial /ˌpestəˈlenʃəl◂/ (also pestilent /ˈpestələnt/) adjective  1 literaryUNPLEASANT extremely unpleasant and annoying2 old useMI causing disease
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pestilentialThey squeezed across the narrow bridge ten abreast - one hideous, brown, pestilential beast with a hundred buckling legs.pestilential diseasepestilential kidsGood job too, a young thing like her oughtn't to be out late on a pestilential night like this.
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