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Noun
A species, especially an insect, that causes disease or destruction
“We have to find out where this guy has been, what he has come into contact with, and if he was bitten by a pest.”
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Any contagious disease that spreads rapidly and kills many people
“From the perspective of traditional Chinese culture, pests and famines reflect the current administration's lack of moral values and deviation from divine will.”
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Someone that causes irritation or frustration
“Their joy at finding their lost sister has worn off. Because she is back to being an annoying pest.”
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Something that causes irritation or frustration
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“Pre-installed malware continues to be a pest for users of mobile devices.”
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A person, especially a child, who is mischievous in a likeable or amusing way
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Any of many beetle larvae that bore into wood
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One who is nosy, intrusive or meddlesome
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One who causes trouble, especially one who does so deliberately
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One who intimidates
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A strange, horrible, and often frightening being
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