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also pla·guey  (plā′gē)
Vexatious; bothersome.

pla′guy, pla′gui·ly adv.
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Adv.1.plaguily - in a disagreeable manner; "it's so plaguey cold!"
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One correspondent, an old sea captain, for example, rebukes The Gleaner for his inefficient narrative piloting, writing, "I have been plaguily puzzled to know at what you were driving" (50).