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- r in a disagreeable manner
- If "plaguy old generals," as Tad called them, took up his father's time, Tad blithefully did too.
- Upward, toward 100, noise becomes increasingly plaguy and bothersome.
- To plaguy newshawks she vehemently denied that she was a Jewess, coyly contradicted rumors that she was Hitler's "girl friend," giggled: "I get film orders from Hitler.