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

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Examples

  • To the mainland we were taken and thrown into a stinking, vermin - infested prison.

    Chapter 15

  • That wretched apology of a creature stripped from me my dirt - encrusted shirt that I had worn since my entrance to solitary, and exposed my poor wasted body, the skin ridged like brown parchment over the ribs and sore-infested from the many bouts with the jacket.

    Chapter 10

  • I was a fumbling mess typically just the boys I hang out with play, but yesterday I decided to tag along with them it was more fun than I thought it would be ... but I don't think I was born to toss a Frisbee into a chain infested basket things that I did wrong:

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • That wretched apology of a creature stripped from me my dirt-encrusted shirt that I had worn since my entrance to solitary, and exposed my poor wasted body, the skin ridged like brown parchment over the ribs and sore-infested from the many bouts with the jacket The examination was shamelessly perfunctory.

    Chapter 10

  • "Piracy," by which these rivers were said to be infested, is a very ugly word, suggestive of ugly deeds, bloody attacks, black flags, and no quarter; but here it meant, in our use of the word at least, a particular mode of raising revenue, and no boat could go up or down the Linggi without paying black-mail to one or more river rajahs.

    The Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither

  • Their indolence abandoned the coast of Anatolia to the calamities of a piratical war, which, after an interval of six hundred years, again infested the Euxine; but as long as the capital was respected, the sufferings of a distant province escaped the notice both of the prince and the historian.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • We shaved the hair from our bodies, but we still became vermin infested.

    Diary of Lt. David Purner

  • The vast English vocabulary is quite safe even in our increasingly culturally sensitive, politically correct, slang infested world.

    tHiNkEr'S rOoM

  • If you're going to suggest that separatists have "infested" the Conservative party, you'd better be able to identify a few.

    The Conservative Party of Canada's DIRTY LITTLE SECRET - (its full of western separatists!)

  • It flows nicely, other than the extra 'infested' and the lack of an actual hook.

    HH Com 124

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  • My adjectival use: 'We need to clean the infested area thoroughly.'

    August 19, 2011