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peste [pis.ti.] : pest (n.); pestilence (n.); plague (n.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: peste: pest ]

Derivatives of peste

n. (state)1. pest, pestilence, pestis, plaguea 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.
~ epidemic diseaseany infectious disease that develops and spreads rapidly to many people.
~ bubonic plague, glandular plague, pestis bubonicathe most common form of the plague in humans; characterized by chills, prostration, delirium and the formation of buboes in the armpits and groin; does not spread from person to person.
~ plague pneumonia, pneumonic plague, pulmonic plaguea rapidly progressive and frequently fatal form of the plague that can spread through the air from person to person; characterized by lung involvement with chill, bloody expectoration and high fever.
~ septicemic plaguean especially dangerous and generally fatal form of the plague in which infecting organisms invade the bloodstream; does not spread from person to person.
n. (state)2. pest, pestilence, plagueany epidemic disease with a high death rate.
~ epidemic diseaseany infectious disease that develops and spreads rapidly to many people.
n. (person)3. blighter, cuss, gadfly, pest, pesterera persistently annoying person.
~ nudnick, nudnik(Yiddish) someone who is a boring pest.
~ persecutor, tormenter, tormentorsomeone who torments.
n. (animal)4. pestany unwanted and destructive insect or other animal that attacks food or crops or livestock etc..; "he sprayed the garden to get rid of pests"; "many pests have developed resistance to the common pesticides"
~ animal, animate being, beast, creature, brute, faunaa living organism characterized by voluntary movement.
~ verminany of various small animals or insects that are pests; e.g. cockroaches or rats.; "cereals must be protected from mice and other vermin"; "he examined the child's head for vermin"; "boys in the village have probably been shooting vermin"
n. (cognition)1. canker, pestilencea pernicious and malign influence that is hard to get rid of.; "racism is a pestilence at the heart of the nation"; "according to him, I was the canker in their midst"
~ influencea cognitive factor that tends to have an effect on what you do.; "her wishes had a great influence on his thinking"
n. (group)1. infestation, plaguea swarm of insects that attack plants.; "a plague of grasshoppers"
~ swarm, clouda group of many things in the air or on the ground.; "a swarm of insects obscured the light"; "clouds of blossoms"; "it discharged a cloud of spores"
n. (event)2. plagueany large scale calamity (especially when thought to be sent by God).
~ calamity, catastrophe, tragedy, cataclysm, disasteran event resulting in great loss and misfortune.; "the whole city was affected by the irremediable calamity"; "the earthquake was a disaster"
n. (cognition)3. plaguean annoyance.; "those children are a damn plague"
~ pain in the ass, bother, botheration, pain in the neck, infliction, annoyance, painsomething or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness.; "washing dishes was a nuisance before we got a dish washer"; "a bit of a bother"; "he's not a friend, he's an infliction"
~ colloquialisma colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech.
v. (weather)4. blight, plaguecause to suffer a blight.; "Too much rain may blight the garden with mold"
~ afflict, smitecause physical pain or suffering in.; "afflict with the plague"
v. (emotion)5. beset, chevvy, chevy, chivvy, chivy, harass, harry, hassle, molest, plague, provokeannoy continually or chronically.; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"
~ needle, goadgoad or provoke,as by constant criticism.; "He needled her with his sarcastic remarks"
~ annoy, devil, gravel, irritate, nark, rile, vex, bother, nettle, rag, chafe, get at, get tocause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations.; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"
~ bedevil, dun, rag, crucify, frustrate, tormenttreat cruelly.; "The children tormented the stuttering teacher"
~ hazeharass by imposing humiliating or painful tasks, as in military institutions.