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Troublesome or annoying.‘it was crazy to hope that good might come out of this plaguy mess’
annoying, irritating, exasperating, maddening, infuriating, irksome, vexatious, vexing, inconvenient, bothersome, tiresome, worrying, worrisome, disturbing, upsetting, distressing, perturbing, concerning, niggling, naggingView synonyms
- ‘Today, rare herbs and wild flowers grow on the plaguey pit, so Belfast City Council has ordered the ground left to grow wild in order to see what biological mysteries the cemetery contains.’
- ‘Being awake when I should have been asleep was very plaguy.’
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