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1 pest

A serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal.

synoniemen: pestilence, pestis, plague.

Roget 366: animal, animal kingdom; fauna; brute creation.    beast, brute, creature, critter [U.S.]; wight, created being; creeping thing, living thing; dumb animal, ... meer laten zien

Roget 830: painfulness etc. adj.; trouble, care etc. (pain) 828; trial; affliction, infliction; blow, stroke, burden, ... meer laten zien

Roget 663: bane, curse; evil etc. 619; hurtfulness etc. (badness) 649; painfulness etc. (cause of pain) 830; scourge ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: pest, pestepidemie, pestilentie, pestkoorts
Pools: morowe powietrze, czarna śmierć, mór, zaraza morowa



2 pest

Any epidemic disease with a high death rate.

synoniemen: pestilence, plague.

Nederlands: plaag

3 pest

A persistently annoying person.

synoniemen: blighter, cuss, gadfly, pesterer.

Nederlands: kwelgeest, pest, plaag

4 pest

Any unwanted and destructive insect or other animal that attacks food or crops or livestock etc..

Nederlands: pest
Pools: szkodnik


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: affliction, aggravation, ambulatory plague, annoyance, annoyer, bad news, badgerer, bane, bedevilment, besetment, black death, black plague, blast, blight, bore, bother, botheration, bothersomeness, bubonic plague, bugbear ... meer laten zien.

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