use pestilences in a sentence.
: "Nation shall rise against nation," shews the disquietude of men's minds; "pestilences," the affliction of their bodies; "famines," the barrenness of the soil; "earthquakes in divers places," wrath from heaven above.
In this day and age of "pestilences" and other super bugs that even science cannot account for, it is nice to know that science has also found a humane, inexpensive and easy way to fight back against Mother Nature.
“In English cities, one out of every two children died before the age of five of tuberculosis, typhoid, dysentery, cholera and other pestilences.”
Without doubt the creature played an important role in the “pestilences” which claimed such a high toll of human lives in the past.
Italy lost 15,000,000 of her population; "and that the wars, famines, and pestilences of the reign of Justinian diminished the human species by the almost incredible number of 100,000,000."