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  1. plague

    • IPA[pleɪɡ]

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    • n.
      a contagious bacterial disease characterized by fever and delirium, typically with the formation of buboes (bubonic plague) and sometimes infection of the lungs (pneumonic plague).;any contagious disease that spreads rapidly and kills many people
    • v.
      cause continual trouble or distress to;pester or harass (someone) continually
    • noun: plague, plural noun: plagues

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    • n.
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    • 1. a contagious bacterial disease characterized by fever and delirium, typically with the formation of buboes (bubonic plague) and sometimes infection of the lungs (pneumonic plague).
    • 2. any contagious disease that spreads rapidly and kills many people:

      diseases like smallpox wiped out the indigenous people in a succession of plagues

    • 3. an unusually large number of insects or animals infesting a place and causing damage:

      a plague of locusts

    • 4. a thing causing trouble or irritation:

      staff theft is usually the plague of restaurants

    • 5. used as a curse:

      a plague on all their houses!

    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. cause continual trouble or distress to:

      he has been plagued by ill health

    • 2. pester or harass (someone) continually:

      he was plaguing her with questions

    • n. another term for rinderpest

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    • n. the most common form of plague in humans, characterized by fever, delirium, and the formation of buboes.

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    • n. an acute and often fatal infectious disease of birds, especially poultry, caused by certain strains of influenza virus.

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    • n. an acute and often fatal infectious viral disease of birds, especially poultry.

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    • adj. (of a disease) resembling plague in its severity or the rapidity with which it spreads:

    • plague-like outbreaks of disease

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    • adj. (of a disease) resembling plague in its severity or the rapidity with which it spreads:

    • plague-like outbreaks of disease

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    • ph. a serious outbreak of bubonic plague in England in 1665–6, in which about one fifth of the population of London died. It was the last major outbreak in Britain.

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    • n. the commonest form of plague in humans, characterized by fever, delirium, and the formation of buboes.

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    • n.
      a contagious bacterial disease characterized by fever and delirium, typically with the formation of buboes (bubonic plague) and sometimes infection of the lungs (pneumonic plague):
    • an outbreak of plague

      they died of the plague

    • v.
      cause continual trouble or distress to:
    • he has been plagued by ill health

      the problems that plagued the company

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  2. 知識+

    • how to cure the bubonic

      ... more details, please see:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bubonic_plague (general info and instory)http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency...

    • 英文文法過去式和過去完成式的問題

      ... don't know _______with such ill luck. 版主, 是誰告訴您答案是why we have plagued的? 我向您保證, 答案是why we have been plagued才對, 因為plague...

    • amid的用法?

      ... a day after the government declared a state of emergency amid massive violence-plagued protests in Bangkok. 這裡 violence-plagued protests...