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pestilent

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1 capable of being passed by physical contact from one person to another
  • proper hand washing will help prevent the spread of most pestilent diseases

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The first known use of pestilent was in the 14th century

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“Pestilent.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pestilent. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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