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plague-like Line breaks: plague-like

Definition of plague-like in English:


(Of a disease) resembling plague in its quick spread or its severity: plague-like 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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