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Noun
Any contagious disease that spreads rapidly and kills many people
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“The number of measles cases is fast rising, and if this continues children could die, and the disease could become the plague it once was.”
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A thing causing trouble or irritation
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“But the eviction is just the first step towards rebuilding community spirit, which has been ruined by a plague of anti-social behaviour.”
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An unusually large number of insects or animals infesting a place and causing damage
“He ordered four men to stay behind at the base camp at Cooper's Creek to guard a stock of provisions against a plague of rats.”
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A person or thing that brings bad luck
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An organism that is too small to be seen by the unaided eye, especially a single-celled organism, such as a bacterium
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A person or thing that kills
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Detested person
Verb
To cause anguish or distress to
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“If you make money your god, it will plague you like the devil.”
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Cause continual trouble or distress to
“So, no awkward adolescents like him, no teenage angst, unrequited crushes or similar problems that plague parents.”
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To suffocate a person's space as if to coerce them to do something
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To be preoccupied with a single topic or emotion
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To inhabit a place in unpleasantly large numbers
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To cause to become tired, weary or fatigued
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To fondle, kid, pet, tease
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To go after
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