Pestilentially
Pestilentially Pes`ti*len"tial*ly, adv. Pestilently. [1913 Webster]

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  • pestilentially — adverb see pestilential …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pestilentially — See pestilential. * * * …   Universalium

  • pestilentially — pestɪ lenʃlɪ adv. epidemically, like a plague; fatally, in a deadly manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pestilentially — pes·ti·len·tial·ly …   English syllables

  • pestilentially — adverb see pestilential * * * pestilenˈtially adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑pest …   Useful english dictionary

  • pestilential — pestilentially, adv. pestilentialness, n. /pes tl en sheuhl/, adj. 1. producing or tending to produce pestilence. 2. pertaining to or of the nature of pestilence, esp. bubonic plague. 3. pernicious; harmful. 4. annoyingly troublesome. [1350 1400; …   Universalium

  • pestilential — adjective Date: 14th century 1. a. causing or tending to cause pestilence ; deadly b. of or relating to pestilence 2. morally harmful ; pernicious 3. giving rise to vexation or annoyance ; irritating • pestilentially adv …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pestilential — late 14c., from M.L. pestilentialis, from pestilentia (see PESTILENCE (Cf. pestilence)). Related: Pestilentially …   Etymology dictionary

  • pestilential — [pes΄tə len′shəl] adj. [ME pestilencial < ML pestilentialis] 1. of, causing, or likely to cause pestilence or infection 2. like or constituting a pestilence; widespread and deadly 3. pernicious; dangerous; harmful pestilentially adv …   English World dictionary

  • pestilential — adj. 1 of or relating to pestilence. 2 dangerous; troublesome; pestilent. Derivatives: pestilentially adv. Etymology: ME f. med.L pestilentialis f. L pestilentia (as PESTILENT) …   Useful english dictionary

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