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You idle young blackguards, you pestilent oafs, you fools of the first water, write them out.
You pestilent young jackanapes, do you suppose I haven't noticed your idleness?
He was accused of being "a pestilent fellow, a mover of sedition among all the Jews throughout the world."
This man Luther is also accused of being a pestilent fellow who troubles the papacy and the Roman empire.
Mediocrity had only seen the gawky stripling, with his moonstruck air, and pestilent habit of trying some new crotchet.Heroes of the Telegraph|J. Munro