Definition of PLAGUE

a widespread disease resulting in a high rate of death <the Black Death was a plague that killed about one third of Europe's population in the Middle Ages>
Synonyms pest, pestilence

March 27, 2015
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Tranquilly at rest or causing no trouble
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