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adv.1.In a pestilent manner; mischievously; destructively.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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She brewed drinks, in some mysterious Asiatic equivalent to the still-room - drenches that smelt pestilently and tasted worse.
vitalizing wishes have been pestilently disregarded.