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Synonyms for pestilent
ˈpɛs tl əntpesti·lent

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  1. pestilentadjective

    Synonyms:
    pestiferous

Princeton's WordNet

  1. baneful, deadly, pernicious, pestilentadjective

    exceedingly harmful

    Synonyms:
    pernicious, pestiferous, deathly, virulent, baneful, venomous, baleful, mortal, insidious, lethal, deadly, plaguey, subtle, pestilential, mortal(a)

    Antonyms:
    endemical, ecdemic, innocuous, endemic

  2. pestilent, pestilential, pestiferous, plagueyadjective

    likely to spread and cause an epidemic disease

    "a pestilential malignancy in the air"- Jonathan Swift; "plaguey fevers"

    Synonyms:
    pernicious, corruptive, teasing, nettlesome, vexing, baneful, galling, dirty, plaguy, bothersome, plaguey, pestiferous, vexatious, deadly, pesky, pestering, annoying, pestilential, perversive, irritating

    Antonyms:
    endemical, innocuous, ecdemic, endemic

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pestilentadjective

    Synonyms:
    pestiferous

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#9416annoying
#9840subtle
#13724lethal
#14146mortal
#21074teasing
#23970irritating
#34818pesky
#39559insidious
#43797virulent
#46948bothersome
#48711pernicious
#51420venomous
#78530vexing
#83422deathly
#89995vexatious
#101981galling
#108040pestering
#114245baleful
#132519baneful
#245384pestilent
#264537pestilential
#299977corruptive

How to use pestilent in a sentence?

  1. J. A. Spender:

    'Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.' Under the influence of this pestilent morality, I am forever letting tomorrow's work slop backwards into today's, and doing painfully and nervously today what I could do quickly and easily tomorrow.

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