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He could be infectiously enthusiastic and extraordinarily charming: whenever we talked, his eye contact bordered on hypnotic.
Zizi laughed outright, so infectiously, that Douglas joined in.The Come Back|Carolyn Wells
We laughed at that: men awaiting death on the battlefield laugh easily, though not infectiously.The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce|Ambrose Bierce
He never said anything deliberately funny except on the stage, but laughter emanated from him infectiously, as yawning might.The Early Life and Adventures of Sylvia Scarlett|Compton Mackenzie
Here the Reverend John Middleton, unmistakably and infectiously happy, talked with his supposed niece for an hour.Elsie Marley, Honey|Joslyn Gray
They assembled themselves together of set purpose to be lively, and they were infectiously dismal.
- tainting or capable of tainting with illegality
- rendering liable to seizure or forfeiture