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
Example sentences from the Web for plague
That’s less flow sweeping through concrete canals, carrying garbage and other undesirables to plague the beaches of Southern California.Two Companies See a Golden Opportunity in the Tijuana River’s Brown Waters|MacKenzie Elmer|November 20, 2020|Voice of San Diego
For these members of Congress, the gun debate is personal Long lines and delayed results again plague coronavirus tests as Thanksgiving approachesVirginia gun show organizer files suit against Northam’s tightened coronavirus rules|Antonio Olivo|November 18, 2020|Washington Post
Yersinia pestis, the germ that causes plague, tamps down the early immune response, so that infected people can travel and spread infection for days before they feel sick.
If you’re looking for something beyond documentaries, try “Blood Quantum,” a Canadian zombie apocalypse film where only the Indigenous are immune to the plague.The best things to do — virtually and in person — while social distancing in the D.C. area|Fritz Hahn, Hau Chu|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
It’s fair to say that the Renaissance followed the plague, the good follows the bad.‘It’s difficult to make the right call’: The many faces of the U.K.’s coronavirus-era Christmas advertising|Seb Joseph|November 12, 2020|Digiday
The big twist is that by requesting those documents, Hall did in fact uncover a nepotism problem plaguing UT admissions.The University of Texas’s Machiavellian War on Its Regent|David Davis|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This problem, one of many plaguing the region due to Ebola, gets exponentially worse with every new victim.
By 1910, when Broussard introduced his bill, the flowers had been plaguing his state for at least a decade.Lake Bacon: The Story of The Man Who Wanted Us to Eat Mississippi Hippos|Jon Mooallem|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Caleb makes clear that those plaguing him are honest-to-god metaphysical beings and not traumatic figments.Possessed by PTSD, A Veteran Uses Exorcisms to Cast Out His Demons|Brian Van Reet|February 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The threat of a future mass uprising won't disappear until the larger issues plaguing the Palestinians do.
Are you bent on plaguing me, Matilda, or is it that you truly believe I am seeking some pretense to go away under a false flag?The Great Mogul|Louis Tracy
The priest goes on talking about it, and plaguing him with it, when he wants to forget it.Ravenshoe|Henry Kingsley
I was opposed to your perpetually plaguing the child, and also to the endless jumping from one thing to another.Three Comedies|Bjrnstjerne M. Bjrnson
Here's my wife gets no sleep of a night as it is, all owing to that Varney, who has been plaguing us so long.Varney the Vampire|Thomas Preskett Prest
I am very easy here, nobody plaguing me in a morning; and Patrick saves many a score lies.The Journal to Stella|Jonathan Swift
British Dictionary definitions for plague
verb plagues, plaguing or plagued (tr)
Derived forms of plagueplaguer, noun
Word Origin for plague
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notes for plague
Idioms and Phrases with plague
see avoid like the plague.