verb (used with object), plagued, pla·guing.
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Origin of plague
synonym study for plague
OTHER WORDS FROM plagueplaguer, nounan·ti·plague, noun, adjectiveun·plagued, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH plagueplague , plaque
Words nearby plague
Example sentences from the Web for plague
How the 2021 Sundance Film Festival — and many of its films — reflected life in a time of plague.4 new movies that explore — or predict — a year dominated by a pandemic|Alissa Wilkinson|February 5, 2021|Vox
The crown used the information to gauge the toll of the plague on its largest city and the relative safety of conducting royal business within city limits.Covid-19 dashboards are vital, yet flawed, sources of public information|Jacqueline Wernimont|January 26, 2021|Washington Post
Throughout human history, we have been subjected to wave after wave of viral and bacterial plagues.mRNA Technology Gave Us the First COVID-19 Vaccines. It Could Also Upend the Drug Industry|Walter Isaacson|January 11, 2021|Time
It’s unclear how the plague bacterium first reached Siberia or whether it caused widespread infections and death, Götherström says.Plague may have caused die-offs of ancient Siberians|Bruce Bower|January 6, 2021|Science News
Reading Peter Singer’s The Life You Can Save in the year of the plague.The world’s problems overwhelmed me. This book empowered me.|Kelsey Piper|December 11, 2020|Vox
Similar stories plague many parts of Latin America, Africa, and Eastern Asia.Promoting Girls’ Education Isn’t Enough: Malala Can Do More|Paula Kweskin|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Why is violence against women central to so many of the conflicts that plague the planet today?
Spread happens easily, however, and epidemics are propagated when the third form of plague occurs: pneumonia plague.
As I described in an article over the summer when the fatal case in China was diagnosed, plague has three distinct clinical forms.
The plague made a brief appearance in China earlier this year and continues in the U.S. with a few cases annually.
The great plague of this and the subsequent year broke out at St. Giles, London.
Garnache need not plague himself with vexation that his rash temper alone had wrought his ruin now.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
A man was whipped through London for going to court when his house was infected by plague.
The plague at Smyrna committed great ravages; about 300 died daily for some time.
Those little Babcocks are sure to come, invited or not, and as surely would plague the life out of her.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
British Dictionary definitions for plague
verb plagues, plaguing or plagued (tr)
Derived forms of plagueplaguer, noun
Word Origin for plague
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Idioms and Phrases with plague
see avoid like the plague.