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pestilential (comparative more pestilential, superlative most pestilential)

  1. Producing pestilence or plague; pestilent
    • 1941, Chapman Miske, The Thing in the Moonlight:
      Casting my eyes about, I beheld no living object; but was sensible of a very peculiar stirring far below me, amongst the whispering rushes of the pestilential swamp I had lately quitted.