• epidemic, widespread disease, pestilence; nuisance, annoyance, pest
• bother, harass; annoy, pester
• a plague is a very infectious disease that spreads quickly and kills large numbers of people or animals.
• a plague of unpleasant things is a large number of them that arrive or happen at the same time.
• if unpleasant things plague you, they keep happening and cause you a lot of trouble.
• if you plague someone, you keep bothering them or asking them for something.
plague of terror
• sudden burst of fear, attack of horror
plague of the first born
• tenth and final plague cast upon the egyptians, death to the first born (biblical)
avoid like the plague
• stay away if possible, run away at any cost
• great plague, epidemic of the bubonic plague that struck london during the mid-1660s
• epidemic of, or a disease characterized by delirium and the formation of buboes
• infectious viral disease (mainly found in cattle and sheep)
• avian influenza, avian flu, bird flu, acute and generally fatal viral infectious disease of chickens and other domestic and wild birds (characterized by fever, swollen head and neck, color of the comb and wattle is bluish-black, diarrhea and respiratory distress) which can infect humans and other animals (such as horses, pigs, seals and whales)
• black plague, epidemic of the bubonic plague that struck london during the mid-1660s
the tenth plague• the plague of the first-born, one of the t ...