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pestilent

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of pestilent

  1. 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 Synonyms of pestilent catching, communicable, contagious, transmissible, transmittableWords Related to pestilent infectious, infectiveNear Antonyms of pestilent noninfectiousAntonyms of pestilent noncommunicable

  2. 2 causing annoyance pestilent reporters hounding him night and day Synonyms of pestilent abrasive, aggravating, bothersome, carking, chafing, disturbing, exasperating, frustrating, galling, irksome, irritating, maddening, nettlesome, nettling, peeving, pesky, pestiferous, annoying, pestilential, pesty, plaguey (also plaguy), rankling, rebarbative, riling, vexatious, vexingWords Related to pestilent burdensome, discomforting, displeasing, disquieting, distressing, importunate, importune, inconveniencing; angering, enraging, infuriating; brattish, bratty, mischievous, offensive, troublesome, upsetting; distractive, painful, stressful, tiresome, troubling, trying, worrisome; biting, grating, jangling, jarring, spiny, thornyNear Antonyms of pestilent delightful, pleasing

  3. 3 likely to cause or capable of causing death pestilent diseases such as bubonic plague and smallpox Synonyms of pestilent baleful, deathly, fatal, fell, killer, lethal, mortal, murderous, deadly, terminal, vitalWords Related to pestilent baneful, deleterious, destructive, harmful, injurious, noxious, pernicious, truculent; infectious, infective, pestilential, poisonous, sublethal, toxic, virulent; dangerous, grave, grievous, hazardous, jeopardizing, menacing, parlous, perilous, risky, serious, threatening, ugly, unhealthy, unsound; bloody, internecine, sanguinary, sanguineNear Antonyms of pestilent beneficial, restorative, salubrious, salutary; alleviative, corrective, curative, remedial, tonic; advantageous, beneficial, useful; nonpoisonous, nontoxic, safeAntonyms of pestilent healthful, healthy, nonfatal, nonlethal, wholesome


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