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pest

pest

 
 
pronunciation:
pest
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: someone or something that annoys or bothers; nuisance.
synonyms:
annoyance, bother, headache, nuisance
similar words:
gadfly, hassle, irritant, nag, pain, peeve, terror, trial, vermin, vexation
definition 2: that which is harmful or destructive, as certain insects to certain crops.
synonyms:
plague
similar words:
bane, blight, scourge, vermin
definition 3: a pestilent disease; plague.
synonyms:
pestilence, plague
similar words:
blight, epidemic, pandemic
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