plague, pestilence, pest, pestis(noun)
a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal
plague, pestilence, pest(noun)
any epidemic disease with a high death rate
pest, blighter, cuss, pesterer, gadfly(noun)
a persistently annoying person
any unwanted and destructive insect or other animal that attacks food or crops or livestock etc.
"he sprayed the garden to get rid of pests"; "many pests have developed resistance to the common pesticides"
A plague, pestilence, epidemic
An annoying, harmful, often destructive creature.
An annoying person.
Someone with poor social discipline who continually bothers disinterested women.
Stop being such a pest and leave that girl alone!
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I think people know about the pest, I think they’re just now becoming aware of how serious this pest is going to be.
Gossip is always a personal confession of malice or imbecility; it is a low, frivolous, and too often a dirty business. There are neighborhoods where it rages like a pest; churches are split in pieces by it, and neighbor made enemies for life. Let the young avoid or cure it while they may.
Drones right now are able to detect pest outbreaks in fields so you could argue they would be very good for USDA it is just that the coverage is too spotty.
Warmer, wetter conditions favor pest activity, if the experts are right about El Niño, the pest control industry will benefit, no doubt about that.
Termites swarm in the spring, if there’s a bunch of winged insects flying out of a hole in the woodwork, that’s probably termites. Call a licensed professional pest control company. You’ll save money and trouble in the long run.
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- plaga, pestaCatalan, Valencian
- plageånd, skadedyr, pestilens, plageDanish
- Nervensäge, Quälgeist, SchädlingGerman
- ζιζάνιο, πληγή, πανούκλα, λοιμός, μάστιγαGreek
- moscardón, pestilencia, peste, epidemia, parásitoSpanish
- kiusankappale, tuhoeläin, maanvaiva, kiusanhenkiFinnish
- peste, insecteFrench
- plàighScottish Gaelic
- orotā, pōrearea, nanakia, kīreareaMāori
- plaag, pest, lastpakDutch
- doo yildiniiNavajo, Navaho
- чума́, парази́т, вреди́тель, морRussian
- dosàdnjāk, dosadnjáković, štetòčina, štȅtnīkSerbo-Croatian
- dämabanäsäk, dämabanim, dämabaplan, dämabanimil, minimilVolapük
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