verb (used with object)
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Origin of infest
OTHER WORDS FROM infestin·fest·er, nounre·in·fest, verb (used with object)un·in·fest·ed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for infest
The walls are checkered by crumbling yellow paint and infested with rodents.
Every once in a while, her friends call, like the one who suspected she was staying in an infested hotel.
In the rear was a shallow lagoon, fenced on one side by a wall of loose rocks, infested with snakes.The Book of the Bush|George Dunderdale
The "rock hind," or "smoky hind," after attaining a certain size becomes most unwholesome, and often infested with parasites.
This cannot always be true; but, if it were, the Rambler is by far the greatest miscreant who ever infested society.
The Isle of Bourbon was at one time so infested with locusts that it threatened to become uninhabitable.Reptiles and Birds|Louis Figuier
Hercules's second labor was to kill the Hydra, a nine-headed monster that infested the marshes of Lerna.Stories of Old Greece and Rome|Emilie Kip Baker