pestiferous

Definitions of pestiferous
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adj contaminated with infecting organisms

Synonyms:
dirty
infected, septic
containing or resulting from disease-causing organisms

adj likely to spread and cause an epidemic disease

Synonyms:
pestilent, pestilential, plaguey
epidemic
(especially of medicine) of disease or anything resembling a disease; attacking or affecting many individuals in a community or a population simultaneously

adj tending to corrupt or pervert

Synonyms:
corruptive, perversive
evil
morally bad or wrong

adj causing irritation or annoyance

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