pestilential


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extremely destructive or harmful

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likely to spread and cause an epidemic disease

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The required time for preparation of cow manure is reckoned to be three years and using prior to this period is supposed to be pestilential.
The Daily Picayune reported on August 8: "coffins, made of plain pine corporation lumber, and but slightly put together, allowed the putrefaction of the bodies to ooze out, filling the air, far and near, with the most intolerable pestilential odors" (Carrigan 348).
The use of this pestilential expression,' he said, 'is a greater mystery to me than all the supernatural mysteries.
One frequently repeated quote from Richard Dawkins' bestseller The God Delusion appears not only in follow-up books and reviews, but also on t-shirts, billboards, bulletin boards, and other media: "The God of the Old Testament is arguably the most unpleasant character in all fiction: jealous and proud of it; a petty, unjust, unforgiving control-freak; a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser; a misogynistic, homophobic, racist, infanticidal, genocidal, filicidal, pestilential, megalomaniacal, sadomasochistic, capriciously malevolent bully.
A stripling with knobby knees and a face all pestilential rash.
Since then there are two chief actions of this star, that is, the sun--one whereby he supports mortal's lives with well-regulated warmth, the other whereby he sometimes lets loose a pestilential miasma with the stroke of his rays--men mark each of these two actions with the same two names, each with its own distinctive form, calling the god Ieios and Paian.
As he tells it, the Jewish psychiatrist who interrogates him is upset by the pestilential effluvia and the shouts of the liberated prisoners and seeks out Dieter's company because they are both high-ranking officers.
The first one is the author of Antidoto contra la pestilente poesia de las Soledades (1624) (Antidote to the Pestilential Poetry of the Soledades).
He accepted their invitation to set up a conference, but it would be one that would follow his agenda and be devoted to humbling all pestilential Puritans.
The fall of the Wall sent the rabbits scurrying citywide, these erstwhile cute symbols of freedom now a pestilential public nuisance.
Well, that might have been kept apart for some private discussion in a conclave but the people are truly aghast that corruption was not listed and highlighted as the pestilential blight affecting the nation.
For frequent travellers, junk SMSes aren't just a pestilential fact of daily life, but a financial burden as well.
He quoted the scientist and critic of religion, Professor Richard Dawkins, describing God as "a petty, unjust, unforgiving control freak; a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser; a misogynistic, homophobic, racist, infanticidal, genocidal, filicidal, pestilential, megalomaniacal, sadomasochistic, capriciously malevolent bully".
If you heed the mainstream media, you'll conclude that terrorists are as plentiful and pestilential as politicians.
Lipid peroxidation and the antioxidant blood system in dynamics of pestilential and choleraic intoxication.