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pests

noun
plural of pest

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1 a widespread disease resulting in a high rate of death
  • one of the great pests of the 20th century was the influenza epidemic of 1918, which killed millions across the globe

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2 one who is obnoxiously annoying
  • stop being a pest to your sister and go find something else to do

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“Pests.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pests. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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