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plague-like

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Definition of plague-like in English:

adjective

(Of a disease) resembling plague in its quick spread or its severity: plague-like outbreaks of disease
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  • But I understood that the fall of the Western Roman Empire was preceded by a population collapse due to repeated plague like epidemics.
  • While serious and deadly, it is it is not plague-like, and science moved very quickly to isolate the virus.
  • The most affecting scenes in the novel are those depicting the decimation wrought by this plague-like contagion.

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