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pestilence
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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Definition
widespread disease (usually severe); or any severely harmful or evil influence that is hard to get rid of
  • A pestilence of rain we received, the likes of which we had never seen or dreamed about in Georgia.
    Book 1 — Genesis (68% in)

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