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To annoy or bother repeatedly or greatly
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“Almost from the first, he had begun to plague her with his attentions.”
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To cause continual anguish or distress to
“This was another interesting aspect to Washington, as financial troubles would plague him his entire life.”
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To be preoccupied with a single thought, topic or emotion
“The idea that ancient aliens built the great pyramids would plague Giorgio for years to come.”
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To continually intimidate someone, such as with threats
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“Heyling harvests the old man's outstanding bills and has his attorney plague him with threats of arrest and imprisonment.”
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To tease, typically in a good-natured way
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To inhabit a place in unpleasantly large numbers
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To taint or afflict with something undesirable
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To cause to become tired, weary or fatigued
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To be totally absorbed or engrossed by something
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To persuade someone to do something
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To loot, plunder or invade by force
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To follow or chase after
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Plural for any contagious disease that spreads rapidly and kills many people
“The number of cases is fast rising, and if this continues, the disease could become the plague it once was.”
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Plural for 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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Plural for a thing causing trouble or irritation
“But the eviction is just the first step towards rebuilding community spirit, which has been ruined by a plague of anti-social behavior.”
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Plural for a person or thing that causes annoyance or difficulty
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Plural for a large number of similar things coming in quick succession
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Plural for a person or thing that brings bad luck
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Plural for a sudden, widespread occurrence of an undesirable phenomenon
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Plural for noxious or annoying small animals or insects
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Plural for a thing that causes disgust or loathing
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Plural for detested person
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Plural for any microorganism, but especially a harmful bacterium
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