Verb(1) invade in great numbers(2) occupy in large numbers or live on a host(3) live on or in a host, as of parasites
(1) Fleas infest the animal (rats, but other rodents as well), and these fleas move freely over to human hosts.(2) Our landlord had neglected to provide screens, and I was unable to open the windows, lest flies infest the house.(3) These bugs may infest your bathroom, and jump out of unexpected corners of the closet, but they adhere to the policy of non-violence.(4) It is being administered medication and a mosquito net has been placed around it so that flies do not infest the wound.(5) If lice infest the eyebrows or eyelashes, the eyes may also become inflamed.(6) The hospitals were dirty, smelly, rat infested , and lacked basic requirements.(7) Paint flaked off the walls, pests infested the rooms and loose wires hung in plain view.(8) It is essential to be aware of the species infesting your fields and to match the treatment timing to those species.(9) Although Environmental officers carried out spot-checks of the area, no evidence of rat infestations was discovered.(10) Indeed, worm infestations , lice and a variety of other health problems plague the residents of the water villages.(11) Instead they are rat infested and neglected while rich people don't have to pay university fees.(12) The species was believed to have been wiped out in 1918 when rats infested their home island.(13) The latest outbreak follows a number of lice infestations in the male medical ward of the hospital.(14) She hated bugs and wouldn't be caught dead having to do all that walking in the hot bug infested woods.(15) I don't think anyone would like the idea of mice or rats in their garden but people feeding birds risk these pests infesting their homes.(16) He paved over our yard, because he didn't want ants infesting the house.
1. overrun ::
2. invade ::
Different Formsinfest, infested, infesting, infests
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