English to French Meaning :: plague

Plague :
peste
peste, fléau, plaie, catastrophe, chancretourmenter, harceler, tracasser, toucher par la peste - pestepestepestiférésplaiesHarcelante
 
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Noun(1) a serious (sometimes fatal(2) any epidemic disease with a high death rate(3) a swarm of insects that attack plants(4) any large scale calamity (especially when thought to be sent by God(5) an annoyance
Verb(1) cause to suffer a blight(2) annoy continually or chronically

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(1) As if the people of Darfur, in western Sudan, didn't have enough to contend with, now there's the prospect of a plague of locusts.(2) So, no awkward adolescents like him, no teenage angst, unrequited crushes or similar problems that plague parents.(3) The impact of these disasters was worsened by a major earthquake and a plague of locusts that destroyed newly planted crops.(4) But there are other threats, small pox, plague , other more contagious diseases, that we still could be subjected to.(5) To talk about an epidemic of obesity is like talking about a plague of inactivity or a contagion of overeating.(6) The minister identified plague , ebola, smallpox, anthrax, tularaemia and botulism as the main biological threats.(7) Even at this distance, just at the edge of the system, the planet's plague of electrical storms was just about visible as tiny blue and white flashes all across its surface.(8) they died of the plague(9) After the ruler's next refusal, a plague of locusts smote the land and Moses brought a darkness for three days.(10) Infectious disease experts say that the agents of greatest concern are the germs that cause anthrax, smallpox, plague , botulism and tularemia.(11) Life expectancy has risen, and many diseases, including plague , smallpox, cholera, and typhus, have been eliminated.(12) But then an almost biblical plague of insects descended on the crops and began eating them.(13) Rats can spread the plague , typhus and food poisoning.(14) Two specialist teams armed with the latest surveillance technology will target troublemakers who plague estates throughout Bolton.(15) Traffic was affected not only by the vicissitudes of the business cycle and the Panic of 1873 but also by flour mill explosions and even a plague of locusts.(16) When a plague of locusts and a bad drought struck the country last year, devastating the crops, the prospect of a famine in 2005 loomed large.
Related Words
(1) the plague ::
la peste
(2) bubonic plague ::
peste bubonique
Synonyms
Noun
1. bubonic plague ::
peste bubonique
3. bane ::
fléau
4. pestilence ::
peste
Verb
5. afflict ::
affliger
6. pester ::
harceler
7. harry ::
harceler
8. blight ::
rouille
Different Forms
plague, plagued, plagues, plaguing
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Or the plague.

Or the PLAGUE.

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 15


Not as dumb as
unleashing a plague on mankind,

Not as dumb as unleashing a PLAGUE on mankind,

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 14


but what if God has not sent these Northmen here
to plague us?

but what if God has not sent these Northmen here to PLAGUE us?

Vikings Season 1, Episode 7


You\'d have better luck
dancing away the plague.

You'd have better luck dancing away the PLAGUE.

Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 3


A week after that,
she came down with porridge plague.

A week after that, she came down with porridge PLAGUE.

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 4


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