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Synonyms for plaguey

likely to spread and cause an epidemic disease

in a disagreeable manner

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"Ballast Hills Cemetery is still to this day known by its nickname of Plaguey Fields - as well as Grannie Park."
From the vampire rabbit opposite St Nicholas Cathedral in Newcastle to the "plaguey burial ground" at Byker, there would seem to be no spot left undiscovered.
Major Redwood goes on to admit that "I have always found it plaguey difficult to be single-minded....
how?--but the only way's to stash it; so here goes to hammock again; and in the morning, I'll see how this plaguey juggling thinks over by daylight."
When Orlando first appears as a woman, she is dressed in a sensual skirt that shows her legs and arouses the sailor's desire, "These skirts are plaguey things to have about one's heels.
Another conundrum, and a plaguey one: who was J Hal Surface Jr?