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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of fumigate.

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Examples

  • But "the poem is a heathen poem, just 'fumigated' here and there by its editor."

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  • As their battleships arrived they were conducted to one of the satellites, and each man was "fumigated," lest he bring disease to the mother planet.

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  • Ludwig and his family felt they had been "fumigated" by leaks and venting numerous times.

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  • "fumigated" right now -- though he's vague on the details of just how we do that.

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  • Should anyone require, however, to pass through the district, he must first of all be locked securely in a cowshed beyond the limits of the village, and there his clothes must be well smoked ( 'fumigated' they call it), and he himself well doused in a ducking-tub, and if he has any coin about him it must be rubbed with ashes, which life-imperilling occupation will be duly attended to by the local gipsies. "

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  • Manish Swarup/Associated Press A man fumigated the grounds where supporters of Anna Hazare gathered for a rally, New Delhi, Tuesday.

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  • Sukree Sukplang/Reuters A worker fumigated inside a building as the threat of disease from mosquitoes rose following the flooding.

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  • When the snakes were not found, the airplane was fumigated and it returned to service on Wednesday.

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  • In our municipality in Guadalajara the health department came through and fumigated every house that agreed to be fumigated and came back a week later for a treatment against mosquito larvae for the aljibes and tinacos.

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  • The work was fumigated and then, after two further treatments by Rentokil, added to the Tate's collection.

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