toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

pestilence
used in Atlas Shrugged

2 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
widespread disease (usually severe); or any severely harmful or evil influence that is hard to get rid of
  • There was a time when human beings crouched in caves, at the mercy of any pestilence and any storm.
    2.5 Part 2 Chapter 5 — Account Overdrawn (47% in)
  • To work-with no chance to rise, with your meals and your clothes and your home and your pleasure depending on any swindle, any famine, any pestilence anywhere on earth.
    2.10 Part 2 Chapter 10 — The Sign of the Dollar (38% in)

There are no more uses of "pestilence" in Atlas Shrugged.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®