Definitions

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  • adjective Like a plague.

Etymologies

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plague +‎ -like

Examples

  • Every half-century or so, plaguelike numbers hatch.

    Against Insect Plague, Nevadans Wield Ultimate Weapon: Hard Rock

  • If they really thought Griffin might have some sort of plaguelike disease, why would they leave anyone in the same room with him?

    Terror At Dawn

  • Human concerns will focus on a crumbling worldwide economy, ever-protracted warring maneuvers, environmental confrontations, natural “catastrophes,” social upheavals, plaguelike illnesses, human and animal murder, and other categories of generalized mayhem.

    Songs of the Arcturians

  • Human concerns will focus on a crumbling worldwide economy, ever-protracted warring maneuvers, environmental confrontations, natural “catastrophes,” social upheavals, plaguelike illnesses, human and animal murder, and other categories of generalized mayhem.

    Songs of the Arcturians

  • In addition, many health professionals recoil from treating AIDS patients, fearful of becoming contaminated by this plaguelike disease.

    Clinical Work with Adolescents

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