Sentence Examples


  • The pestilence was fearfully severe.
  • The nature of this pestilence has been a matter of much controversy, and some have doubted its being truly the plague.
  • A plague smote the city, and when it was removed to Ekron, pestilence followed in its wake.
  • Pestilence broke out in his army, which was so wasted as to be incapable of further operations in Italy.
  • London had been ravaged by plague on many former occasions, but the pestilence that began in December 1664 lives in history as "the Plague of London."