Origin of verminous
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Examples from the Web for verminous
We had been warned by many travellers of the verminous condition of Spain.Poor Folk in Spain
The vessel was verminous, the food was bad, and the heat was oppressive.The Shadow
She shuddered as if some verminous thing had been held up to her gaze.Child Versus Parent
You never saw such a verminous tangled mess in all your life.Cue for Quiet
Thomas L. Sherred
There is nothing for it but to throw the loathsome, verminous thing away.The Life of the Fly
J. Henri Fabre
- relating to, infested with, or suggestive of vermin
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- Of, relating to, or caused by vermin.
- Infested with vermin.
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