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One entry found for pestilent.
Main Entry: pes·ti·lent
Pronunciation: primarystresspes-tschwa-lschwant
Function: adjective
1 : dangerous or destructive to life : DEADLY <a pestilent drug>
2 : harmful or dangerous to society : PERNICIOUS
3 : causing displeasure or annoyance <a pestilent child>
4 : INFECTIOUS 1, contagious <a pestilent disease>

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