(Of a disease) resembling plague in its quick spread or its severity: plaguelike outbreaks of disease
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- The most affecting scenes in the novel are those depicting the decimation wrought by this plague-like contagion.
- Corpses with plague-like symptoms begin to turn up.
- The plague-like existence of advertising, and the emergence and popularity of reality television programmes such as Big Brother, seem to confirm our current obsession with being 'in it'.
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