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plague US English

A contagious bacterial disease characterized by fever and delirium, typically with the formation of buboes (see bubonic plague) and sometimes infection of the lungs (pneumonic plague)

fowl plague US English

An acute and often fatal infectious viral disease of birds, especially poultry

Great Plague US English

A serious outbreak of bubonic plague in England in 1665-6, in which about one fifth of the population of London died. It was the last major outbreak in Britain

bubonic plague US English

The most common form of plague in humans, characterized by fever, delirium, and the formation of buboes

avoid someone/something like the plague US English

Try hard to avoid someone or something

avoid someone/something like the plague in avoid US English

Try hard to avoid someone or something

plaguelike US English

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

avoid US English

Keep away from or stop oneself from doing (something)

pneumonic plague in plague US English

A contagious bacterial disease characterized by fever and delirium, typically with the formation of buboes (see bubonic plague) and sometimes infection of the lungs (pneumonic plague)

plague US Thesaurus

they died of the plague

plague English-Spanish

peste feminine

bubonic plague English-Spanish

peste feminine bubónica

the plague spread to Europe in spread English-Spanish

la plaga se extendió a Europa

to avoid sb like the plague in plague English-Spanish

huirle* a algn como a la peste

a plague descended on the town in descend English-Spanish

una plaga se abatió sobre la ciudad

a plague descended on the town in descend on English-Spanish

una plaga se abatió sobre la ciudad

a plague of locusts/mice/tourists in plague English-Spanish

una plaga de langostas/ratones/turistas

he's such a bore, they avoid him like the plague in plague English-Spanish

es tan pesado que le huyen como a la peste


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