Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Plague

31 August 2020 The Guardian Quick

We have 108 answers for the crossword clue Plague. We last saw the 'Plague' clue in The Guardian Quick on Wednesday, 08 April 2020.

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Definitions and usage

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  • An annoyance; "those children are a damn plague"
  • Any large scale calamity (especially when thought to be sent by God)
  • A swarm of insects that attack plants; "a plague of grasshoppers"
  • Cause to suffer a blight; "Too much rain may blight the garden with mold"
  • A serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal
  • Annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"
  • Any epidemic disease with a high death rate

Anagrams

We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Plague'.

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Crossword Answers

3 Letters

AIL

Aromatic bulb used as seasoning

BUG Mike Smallman

A minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium); the term is not in technical use

DOG

A member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds; "the dog barked all night"

DUN Mike Smallman

Horse of a dull brownish grey color

GET Mike Smallman

A return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent

IRK Mike Smallman

Irritate or vex; "It galls me that we lost the suit"

NAG Mike Smallman

An old or over-worked horse

PLY Mike Smallman

One of the strands twisted together to make yarn or rope or thread; often used in combination; "three-ply cord"; "four-ply yarn"

POX

A contagious disease characterized by purulent skin eruptions that may leave pock marks

VEX

Cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"

WOE Mike Smallman

Intense mournfulness

4 Letters

AUNT

The sister of your father or mother; the wife of your uncle

BAIT Mike Smallman

Something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed

BANE

Something causing misery or death; "the bane of my life"

BEAT Mike Smallman

The act of beating to windward; sailing as close as possible to the direction from which the wind is blowing

BEVY Mike Smallman

A large gathering of people of a particular type; "he was surrounded by a bevy of beauties in bathing attire"; "a bevy of young beach boys swarmed around him"

COAX Mike Smallman

A transmission line for high-frequency signals

DRAG Mike Smallman

The act of dragging (pulling with force); "the drag up the hill exhausted him"

EVIL Mike Smallman

Morally objectionable behavior

FASH Mike Smallman

FRET Mike Smallman

A small bar of metal across the fingerboard of a musical instrument; when the string is stopped by a finger at the metal bar it will produce a note of the desired pitch

GALL Mike Smallman

The trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties

GNAW Mike Smallman

Become ground down or deteriorate; "Her confidence eroded"

HARM Mike Smallman

The act of damaging something or someone

HIVE Mike Smallman

A man-made receptacle that houses a swarm of bees

MIFF Mike Smallman

Cause to be annoyed; "His behavior really miffed me"

PEST

A persistently annoying person

PICK Mike Smallman

The act of choosing or selecting; "your choice of colors was unfortunate"; "you can take your pick"

PROD Mike Smallman

A pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion

PUSH Mike Smallman

An effort to advance; "the army made a push toward the sea"

RACK Mike Smallman

A rapid gait of a horse in which each foot strikes the ground separately

RASH Mike Smallman

A series of unexpected and unpleasant occurrences; "a rash of bank robberies"; "a blizzard of lawsuits"

RATS Mike Smallman

RIDE Mike Smallman

A journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile); "he took the family for a drive in his new car"

RILE Mike Smallman

Make turbid by stirring up the sediments of

ROIL Mike Smallman

Make turbid by stirring up the sediments of

URGE Mike Smallman

A strong restless desire; "why this urge to travel?"

5 Letters

ANNOY

Cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"

BESET

Decorate or cover lavishly (as with gems)

BITCH Mike Smallman

Female of any member of the dog family

CHAFE Mike Smallman

Anger produced by some annoying irritation

CHARM Mike Smallman

Something believed to bring good luck

CHEVY

Annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"

CHIVY

Annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"

CLOUD Mike Smallman

A group of many things in the air or on the ground; "a swarm of insects obscured the light"; "clouds of blossoms"; "it discharged a cloud of spores"

COVEY Mike Smallman

A small flock of grouse or partridge

CURSE Mike Smallman

An evil spell; "a witch put a curse on his whole family"; "he put the whammy on me"

DEATH Mike Smallman

The act of killing; "he had two deaths on his conscience"

DEVIL Mike Smallman

A word used in exclamations of confusion; "what the devil"; "the deuce with it"; "the dickens you say"

FEVER Mike Smallman

Intense nervous anticipation; "in a fever of resentment"

FLOCK Mike Smallman

Move as a crowd or in a group; "Tourists flocked to the shrine where the statue was said to have shed tears"

GRIND Mike Smallman

The act of grinding to a powder or dust

GRIPE Mike Smallman

Complain; "What was he hollering about?"

HARRY

Make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes

HAUNT Mike Smallman

A frequently visited place

HOUND Mike Smallman

Any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears

NAGAT

NUDZH Mike Smallman

PEEVE Mike Smallman

An annoyed or irritated mood

PIQUE Mike Smallman

Tightly woven fabric with raised cords

PRESS Mike Smallman

A weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then smoothly lifted overhead

SKEIN Mike Smallman

Coils of worsted yarn

SWARM Mike Smallman

A group of many things in the air or on the ground; "a swarm of insects obscured the light"; "clouds of blossoms"; "it discharged a cloud of spores"

TEASE Mike Smallman

The act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances; "he ignored their teases"; "his ribbing was gentle but persistent"

THORN Mike Smallman

Something that causes irritation and annoyance; "he's a thorn in my flesh"

TRIAL Mike Smallman

The act of undergoing testing; "he survived the great test of battle"; "candidates must compete in a trial of skill"

ULCER Mike Smallman

A circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue

WATCH Mike Smallman

A purposeful surveillance to guard or observe

WORRY Mike Smallman

Be worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy; "I worry about my job"

6 Letters

BLIGHT

Any plant disease resulting in withering without rotting

CHEVVY

Annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"

CHIVVY

Annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"

GNAWAT

Become ground down or deteriorate; "Her confidence eroded"

HARASS

Annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"

HASSLE

Disorderly fighting

MOLEST

Annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"

NAG AT

OBSESS

Be preoccupied with something; "She is obsessing over her weight"

PESTER

Annoy persistently; "The children teased the boy because of his stammer"

PESTIS

A serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal

7 Letters

AFFLICT

Cause physical pain or suffering in; "afflict with the plague"

ANGUISH Mike Smallman

Extreme mental distress

BEDEVIL

Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled even the teacher"

BESIEGE Mike Smallman

Cause to feel distressed or worried; "She was besieged by so many problems that she got discouraged"

BRISTLE Mike Smallman

A stiff hair

BUBONIC Mike Smallman

Of or evidencing buboes; "bubonic plague"

BUGBEAR Mike Smallman

An object of dread or apprehension; "Germany was always a bugbear for France"; "A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds"--Ralph Waldo Emerson

CONCERN Mike Smallman

Something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness; "New York traffic is a constant concern"; "it's a major worry"

DISEASE Mike Smallman

An impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning

DISTURB Mike Smallman

Change the arrangement or position of

ENTREAT Mike Smallman

Ask for or request earnestly; "The prophet bid all people to become good persons"

LOCUSTS Mike Smallman

PROVOKE

Annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"

SCOURGE

A whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor)

TEEMING Mike Smallman

Abundantly filled with especially living things; "the Third World's teeming millions"; "the teeming boulevard"

TORMENT

The act of harassing someone

8 Letters

EPIDEMIC

A widespread outbreak of an infectious disease; many people are infected at the same time

9 Letters

OVERSWARM Mike Smallman

10 Letters

BLACKDEATH Mike Smallman

The epidemic form of bubonic plague experienced during the Middle Ages when it killed nearly half the people of western Europe

PESTILENCE

A pernicious and malign influence that is hard to get rid of; "racism is a pestilence at the heart of the nation"; "according to him, I was the canker in their midst"

11 Letters

ABOMINATION Mike Smallman

Hate coupled with disgust

AGGRAVATION Mike Smallman

Action that makes a problem or a disease (or its symptoms) worse; "the aggravation of her condition resulted from lack of care"

DESTRUCTION Mike Smallman

The termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists

INFESTATION

A swarm of insects that attack plants; "a plague of grasshoppers"

13 Letters

BUBONICPLAGUE Mike Smallman

The most common form of the plague in humans; characterized by chills, prostration, delirium and the formation of buboes in the armpits and groin; does not spread from person to person

15 Letters

EPIDEMICDISEASE Mike Smallman

Any infectious disease that develops and spreads rapidly to many people

GLANDULARPLAGUE Mike Smallman

The most common form of the plague in humans; characterized by chills, prostration, delirium and the formation of buboes in the armpits and groin; does not spread from person to person

PNEUMONICPLAGUE Mike Smallman

A rapidly progressive and frequently fatal form of the plague that can spread through the air from person to person; characterized by lung involvement with chill, bloody expectoration and high fever

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