PEST PESTER PESTLE PESTICIDE PESTO

 ~ PEST  id+ | CRUSHING AGENT |  
^u      id+ | PLAGUE like | 
        id+ | PESTS SOFTEN HEALTH AND MATTER |
     ukr PEST    = SOFT
         PESTYTY   TO FONDLE  PAMPER  see> PET 

     med> PESTILENCE implies CONTAGIOUS DISEASE 
          plus overtones of
     SCOURGE 
     CURSE 
     EVIL MISFORTUNE
     PERVASIVE PANDEMIC 
     SWARM  leading in modern terms may denote
     HARASS AGGRAVATE BADGER  BOTHER  NAG 
     PESTER or TORMENT 
           in a milder sense 
~ PESTER  id+ | IRRITATE IMPEDE |
              see> HOBBLE  see> LIMP           
              actions reminiscent of a 
~ PESTILENCE  ply> | A PEST MAY MORTIFY HEALTH 
                     LIKE A PESTLE AND MORTAR 
                     PULVERIZE MATTER | 
              see> MORTAR  
              ply> | PESTILENCE MAKES PEOPLE 
                     PALE LIKE PASTA or PASTE | 
              see> PALE see> PASTY see> PASTA
~ PESTLE  id+ | CRUSHING DEVICE |  see> MORTAR
          in a manner of speaking  see> MORTAL
     MORTAR is the receptacle of a PESTLE used to 
     CRUSH  GRIND  PELT  SMASH  MASH  PULVERIZE MATTER  
     ply> | PESTLES and MALLETS are used to make 
            MALLEABLE MATTER | 
     hx> COOKS USE MORTARS AND PESTLES TO GRIND A SAUCE 
         like PESTO MADE FROM BASILICO or BASIL and OIL
     SOLDIERS USE MORTARS TO SHOOT PESKY MORTAL BALLS or 
     BULLETS or PELLETS FROM MORTARS 
     med>  PHARMACISTS USE PESTLE AND MORTAR TO 
           GRIND or PESTLING to make POWDERS 
           for making see> PILL
       biol> PISTIL DENOTES AN ORGAN 
             IN A FLOWER CONTAINING
             SEEDS  OVARY  
       THE STIGMA or STYLE note PISTIL
       related to ideas in 
       DECEASED and EXECUTION 
       for perspective MORTAR and PESTLE are explored jointly
       sp  MORTERO      or 
           OBUS         from 
       ger HAUBITZE     evolved to 
           HAUFNITZ     and to 
       hx> HAWITZER     CATAPULT or SIEGE GUN or MORTAR 
                        term that arose during 
                        HUSSITE WARS 
       old sp MAJO      PESTLE FROM IRON
       sp     MAJADERO  BOTHERSOME 
              MAJAR     TO PULVERIZE  MASH IRRITATE 
                        GRIND  PELT
              MAZO      MALLET       sug> MALLEABLE
       lat    MALEO     HAMMER LIKE 
       med>   MALLEOLUS HAMMER LIKE BONES 
                        as in the MIDDLE EAR
       sp     PESTILO   PESTLE from 
       lat    PISTILUM  from         sug> PILE   
              PILUM     PESTLE       sug> PEST
       indeur PEIS      TO GRIND 
       lat    PISTUS    TO POUND AND BEAT 
              PINSERE   TO PINCH  SQUASH 
                        TO CRUSH  PELT  see> PILL 
                        TO MASSACRE     sug> MACHETE
                        implies A STAKE  DART  
                        JAVELIN  CRUSH  MORTAR    
                        CLUB  POUND  from
       sp     PISTAR    make 
              PISTA     A TRACK  TRAIL implies
                        BEATEN HARDENED SURFACE
            ALPISTE     CRUSHED GRAINS    
              PISAR     TO STEP ON 
              PISO      FLOOR
              PISTE     CRUSHED FOOD
              PISTO     MEAT JUICE from
              PINZA     GRIP  CLAMP  VISE leads to
              TENAZAS   TENACITY               
       ital   PIZZICARE PINCH  leads to
              PIZZICATO violin music with 
                        SHARP ACCENTS
       eng    PIZZAZ    WITH VIGOR AND SPIRIT
              PIZZA     PIE WITH STRONG SPIRIT
              PIZZLE    A PENIS OF A BULL 
                        USED AS A WHIP
       ukr    PISTOLET  PISTOL
              PISPA     POWDER and 
                        MIXTURE FOR WHITEWASHING
       eng    PISTON    PISTIL   
                        CHAMBER WITH A PLUNGER  
                        for more etymology see> PILL
       ukr    STUPIR    PESTLE
              STUPA     CURSHING MILL also
                        STEP  PATH  
              STUPANKA  STEP LADDER 
              STUPAR    CLOTH PRESSER  FULLER 
              STUPANECZ PEDAL
              STUPATY   STRIDE
       ply> | POUNDING PISTILS IN A PESTLE or
              PISTONS MAY PRODUCE STIGMATIC STYLISH
              PILLS AND PESTO SAUCES TO PREVENT PESTILENCE | 
              see> FLOUR         
              see> FLOWER
~ PESTICIDE   id+ | current use implies INSECTICIDE | 
              sc> biol> implies TOXIC SUBSTANCE 
~ PESTILENCE  id+ | PLAGUE or BLIGHT | 
              id+ | CRUSHING and potentially DEADLY | 
~ PESTO       id+ | CRUSHED | 
              hx> SAUCE MADE BY USING 
                  A PESTLE and MORTAR TO 
  CRUSH BASIL LEAFS WITH ALMONDS IN OIL 
  see> MORTAR
      

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