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PLAGUED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does plagued mean? 

PLAGUED (adjective)
  The adjective PLAGUED has 1 sense:

1. (often followed by 'with' or used in combination) troubled by or encroached upon in large numbers

  Familiarity information: PLAGUED used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PLAGUED (adjective)


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Meaning:

(often followed by 'with' or used in combination) troubled by or encroached upon in large numbers

Synonyms:

infested; overrun; plagued

Context examples:

waters infested with sharks / shark-infested waters / the locust-overrun countryside / drug-plagued streets

Similar:

troubled (characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need)

Domain usage:

combining form (a bound form used only in compounds)


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