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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pes·ti·lent /-lənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pes·ti·lent a.  Pestilential; noxious; pernicious; mischievous. “Corrupt and pestilent.” --Milton. “What a pestilent knave is this same!”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: exceedingly harmful [syn: baneful, deadly, pernicious]
      2: likely to spread and cause an epidemic disease; "a
         pestilential malignancy in the air"- Jonathan Swift;
         "plaguey fevers" [syn: pestilential, pestiferous, plaguey]