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synonyms for infecting

  • affect
  • poison
  • taint
  • touch
  • blight
  • corrupt
  • defile
  • influence
  • spoil
  • vitiate
  • disease
  • spread among
  • spread to

antonyms for infecting

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  • aid
  • help
  • protect
  • purify
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The rot of faction, which was infecting political life, laid some hold on the navy.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
A new poison is added to that already infecting me—I am jealous!
THE CHILD OF PLEASUREGABRIELE D'ANNUNZIO
No one had as yet succeeded in infecting the roots and in producing the tubercles artificially.
MAKERS OF BRITISH BOTANY; A COLLECTION OF BIOGRAPHIES BY LIVING BOTANISTSVARIOUS
Some people would come, leave notes with her to deliver to Pavel, and disappear, infecting her with their excitement.
MOTHERMAKSIM GORKY
I return, in the mean time, to the article of infecting one another at first.
HISTORY OF THE PLAGUE IN LONDONDANIEL DEFOE
Another important element involved in a speedy diagnosis is, that we must not take any chances of infecting other children.
THE EUGENIC MARRIAGE, VOLUME IV. (OF IV.)GRANT HAGUE
For those on th' other part, who drop by drop Wring out their all-infecting malady, Too closely press the verge.
THE VISION OF PURGATORY, COMPLETEDANTE ALIGHIERI
He used a monkey for his subject, infecting it with the microbe of sleeping sickness discovered by Colonel Bruce.
PRACTICAL CINEMATOGRAPHY AND ITS APPLICATIONSFREDERICK ARTHUR AMBROSE TALBOT
An epidemic of the gapes, infecting the entire race of local hens, had caused the disappearance of every egg from the market.
ALONENORMAN DOUGLAS
The Guadiana creeps through lonely Estremadura, infecting the low plains with miasma.
A SUPPLEMENTARY CHAPTER TO THE BIBLE IN SPAINGEORGE BORROW
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