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plagues, plural;
  1. Cause continual trouble or distress to
    • - the problems that plagued the company
    • - he has been plagued by ill health
  2. Pester or harass (someone) continually
    • - he was plaguing her with questions
  1. A contagious bacterial disease characterized by fever and delirium, typically with the formation of buboes (see bubonic plague) and sometimes infection of the lungs (pneumonic plague)
    • - an outbreak of plague
    • - they died of the plague
  2. A contagious disease that spreads rapidly and kills many people

  3. An unusually large number of insects or animals infesting a place and causing damage
    • - a plague of fleas
  4. A thing causing trouble or irritation
    • - staff theft is usually the plague of restaurants
  5. A widespread affliction regarded as divine punishment
    • - the plagues of Egypt
  6. Used as a curse or an expression of despair or disgust
    • - a plague on all their houses!

  1. a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal
  2. blight: cause to suffer a blight; "Too much rain may blight the garden with mold"
  3. any epidemic disease with a high death rate
  4. harass: annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"
  5. infestation: a swarm of insects that attack plants; "a plague of grasshoppers"
  6. any large scale calamity (especially when thought to be sent by God)
  7. Plague is a 1978 Canadian science fiction film about a genetic engineering accident, a fertilizing bacterium that escapes from a laboratory in Canada. The films is also known internationally as Induced Syndrome (UK), M-3: The Gemini Strain or Mutation (USA).
  8. Plague is an 1898 painting in tempera by the Swiss symbolist artist Arnold Böcklin, held in the Kunstmuseum Basel. It exemplifies the artist's obsession with nightmares of war, pestilence and death. ...
  9. Plague was a fictional character in the Marvel Comics universe. She was originally a member of the Morlocks before joining the Horsemen of Apocalypse.
  10. The following is a list of episodes from the USA Network original series The Dead Zone. The series debuted on June 16, 2002.
  11. Deadwood, a western/drama television series created by David Milch, premiered on the premium television channel HBO in the United States on March 21, 2004 and ended on August 27, 2006. ...
  12. Plague is one of three epidemic diseases still subject to the International Health Regulations and notifiable to the World Health Organization . The deadly infectious disease is caused by the enterobacteria Yersinia pestis named after the French bacteriologist A.J.E. Yersin. ...
  13. Klinik, (sometimes called The Klinik), is an industrial music band from Belgium, originally formed around 1982 by electro-synthpop practitioner Marc Verhaeghen, who is the only constant member.
  14. The Plague (Fr. La Peste) is a novel by Albert Camus, published in 1947, that tells the story of medical workers finding solidarity in their labour as the Algerian city of Oran is swept by a plague epidemic. It asks a number of questions relating to the nature of destiny and the human condition. ...
  15. The Plague was a hardcore punk band formed in Cleveland, Ohio by Bob Sablack. They were part of the second wave of punk rock music and toured extensively throughout the United States and Europe, recording several EP's.
  16. The Plague is a collaboration album between Brotha Lynch Hung and Doomsday Productions. The album was released in 2002 by Doomsday Production's Cin Sity Records. This album has never charted.
  17. The pestilent disease "Plague", caused by the virulent bacterium Yersinia pestis and mostly known by its variant form bubonic plague; An epidemic or pandemic caused by any pestilence, but specifically by the above disease; A widespread affliction, calamity or destructive influx, especially ...
  18. (PLAGUED) Stricken or afflicted with disease or distress. A cause of annoyance; a nuisance.
  19. (Plagued) Ability of "Plague" spell to poison all enemy creatures for 1.
  20. (PLAGUES) Severe afflictions that result from the outpouring of judgment truths against Babylon. Generally this would apply to those afflictions stemming from the Lord s Word and judgments.
  21. (Plagues) If there is an epidemic write on the door of the house, "Here has Typhus [or Cholera, etc.] already been," and the house will remain untouched. Or hang on the door a locked "Schloss" and throw the key away. Or draw a black mark with coal on the outer wall (Galicia; Sch. 80-82).
  22. To dream of a plague raging, denotes disappointing returns in business, and your wife or lover will lead you a wretched existence. If you are afflicted with the plague, you will keep your business out of embarrassment with the greatest maneuvering. ...
  23. An acute febrile highly infectious disease with a high fatality rate
  24. A highly infectious epidemic illness; almost certainly not the Plague or Black Death of the Middle Ages, which was caused by the bacillus Yersinia pestis.
  25. Any severe epidemic; when there is no known treatment or cure. It is from the Latin plaga, which means "blow". It was often believed a plague was a blow administered by a god.