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- adv. In a pestilent manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a pestilent manner; mischievously; destructively.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a pestilent manner; mischievously; perniciously; noxiously.
- Excessively; intolerably.
In the same way he lies pestilently to the people of our great country.
She brewed drinks, in some mysterious Asiatic equivalent to the still-room — drenches that smelt pestilently and tasted worse.
But your heavenly Majesty's sunny and vitalizing wishes have been pestilently disregarded.
And I think the same situation would be involved if the critic were concerned to point out that Pindar was scandalously immoral, pestilently cynical, or low and beastly in his views of life.
She brewed drinks, in some mysterious Asiatic equivalent to the still-room -- drenches that smelt pestilently and tasted worse.
He is one of those pestilently persistent fellows who won't take a hint and sheer off; he is as full of obstinacy as was the mammoth that chased me over yonder, "-- with a jerk of his thumb toward the north --" on our first trip, and must be treated as we treated that mammoth.
Sir Walter Raleigh, too, who had been "falsely and pestilently" represented to the Earl as an enemy, rather than what he really was, a most ardent favourer of the Netherland cause, wrote at once to congratulate him on the change in her Majesty's demeanour.
Sir Walter Raleigh, too, who had been "falsely and pestilently" represented to the Earl as an enemy, rather than what he really was,
"Ay! but he did, most pestilently," interposed Catiline, almost fiercely;
It is a good and good-humoured man, but pestilently prolix and paradoxical and _personal_.