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Entry Word: plague
Function: noun
Text: a widespread disease resulting in a high rate of death <the Black Death was a plague that killed about one third of Europe's population in the Middle Ages>
Synonyms pest, pestilence
Related Words epidemic, pandemic; affection, affliction, contagion, contagious disease, infection, infectious disease, infirmity, malady; curse, scourge