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pestilence
used in Romeo and Juliet

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Definition
widespread disease (usually severe); or any severely harmful or evil influence that is hard to get rid of
  • Going to find a barefoot brother out, One of our order, to associate me, Here in this city visiting the sick, And finding him, the searchers of the town, Suspecting that we both were in a house Where the infectious pestilence did reign, Seal'd up the doors, and would not let us forth; So that my speed to Mantua there was stay'd.
    5.2 — Act 5 Scene 2 — Friar Lawrence's Cell (37% in)

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