The carpet bagger when not fighting the pestiferous vermin in the Chickahominy swamps was pilfering.
"You are a pestiferous son-in-law," said Warren, as Lyman entered the room.
According to the monkish legend, this pestiferous beast was of vast size, and by its deadly breath had destroyed two districts.
Some species of this genus are pestiferous weeds all over the world.
Let me give you the answer to a few petty and pestiferous lures.
The stairs that ascend to the garret are pestiferous and dingy.
That young Indian and his sister are constantly at their house, and have imbibed their pestiferous notions from them.
He had hitched his wagon to a star and been landed in a pestiferous marsh.
Theology seems to have been particularly infected with this pestiferous contagion.
There was only this pestiferous overlaying of shame and cowardice to be removed.
pestiferous pes·tif·er·ous (pě-stĭf'ər-əs)
Producing or breeding infectious disease.
Infected with or contaminated by an epidemic disease.