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1. infest

verb. ['ˌɪnˈfɛst'] invade in great numbers.

Synonyms

  • overrun
  • invade

Antonyms

  • bore
  • defend
  • exit

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Example sentences of the word infest


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Red, black or gray spider mites weave webs when large numbers infest a tree.

2. Adjective
Flatworms are a large group of often parasitic invertebrates that commonly infest dogs and other domesticated animals.

3. Verb, base form
The common stem borer will infest any plant stem wide enough and soft enough for it to chew through.

2. infest

verb. ['ˌɪnˈfɛst'] live on or in a host, as of parasites.

3. infest

verb. ['ˌɪnˈfɛst'] occupy in large numbers or live on a host.

Synonyms

  • overrun
  • invade
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