Associations to the word «Smallpox»
SMALLPOX, noun. (pathology) An acute, highly infectious often fatal disease caused by Variola virus of the family Poxviridae. It was completely eradicated in the 1970s. Those who survived were left with pockmarks.
SMALLPOX BLANKET, noun. (idiomatic) An apparently benevolent offering whose real intent is to disrupt, destabilize, or weaken.
SMALLPOX, noun. A highly contagious viral disease characterized by fever and weakness and skin eruption with pustules that form scabs that slough off leaving scars.
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