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  • as inblight
  • as inplague

synonyms for infestation

  • affliction
  • canker
  • decay
  • eyesore
  • fungus
  • mildew
  • pest
  • scourge
  • bane
  • contamination
  • corruption
  • curse
  • dump
  • evil
  • pestilence
  • pollution
  • rot
  • sight
  • withering
  • woe
  • blot on the landscape

antonyms for infestation

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  • cleanliness
  • goodness
  • purification
  • blessing
  • boon
  • health
  • prosperity
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How to use infestation in a sentence

Climate change itself will undermine the ability of forests to suck up and store carbon dioxide, as the risks of droughts, wildfires, and insect infestations grow with rising temperatures.
THE UN CLIMATE REPORT PINS HOPES ON CARBON REMOVAL TECHNOLOGIES THAT BARELY EXISTJAMES TEMPLEAUGUST 9, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Fires, droughts, insect infestations, and shifting climate conditions will convert major parts of California’s forests into shrublands, according to a modeling study published in AGU Advances last week.
THE PANDEMIC SLASHED THE WEST COAST’S EMISSIONS. WILDFIRES ALREADY REVERSED IT.JAMES TEMPLEJULY 27, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
In 1953, a major California effort started to stamp out infestations of Khapra beetles and eventually preserved crop marketability.
FOCUSING ON ASIAN GIANT HORNETS DISTORTS THE VIEW OF INVASIVE SPECIESSUSAN MILIUSJULY 1, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
So for these microbe infestations, Nicastro says, “Now we have to consider the balance between positive and negative effects.”
COMMON PARASITE MAY HELP MUSSELS SURVIVE HEAT WAVESSID PERKINSJUNE 16, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Another option for controlling roaches is sticky traps, which will probably put only a small dent in a moderate or large infestation.
MANY COMPANIES ADVERTISE ‘GREEN’ PEST CONTROL. BUT IS IT POSSIBLE? AND DOES IT WORK?KEVIN BRASLER | WASHINGTON CONSUMERS' CHECKBOOKAPRIL 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Some companies recommend treatment when there is neither an active infestation nor a serious threat of one.
MANY COMPANIES ADVERTISE ‘GREEN’ PEST CONTROL. BUT IS IT POSSIBLE? AND DOES IT WORK?KEVIN BRASLER | WASHINGTON CONSUMERS' CHECKBOOKAPRIL 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
To treat a small termite infestation, companies quoted prices ranging from $600 to $2,000 to Checkbook’s undercover shoppers.
MANY COMPANIES ADVERTISE ‘GREEN’ PEST CONTROL. BUT IS IT POSSIBLE? AND DOES IT WORK?KEVIN BRASLER | WASHINGTON CONSUMERS' CHECKBOOKAPRIL 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Ralph had been seen at the school, and the resulting reports of an infestation had gotten to the newspaper.
SAN DIEGO DEMOCRATS STRUGGLE WITH PROPOSITION 15SCOTT LEWISOCTOBER 5, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
On the Klamath National Forest some years ago about 900 acres were treated for insect infestation.
OUR NATIONAL FORESTSRICHARD H. DOUAI BOERKER
There are many administrative measures which are practiced on the National Forests, which aim to prevent insect infestation.
OUR NATIONAL FORESTSRICHARD H. DOUAI BOERKER
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WORDS RELATED TO INFESTATION

  • affliction
  • bane
  • blot on the landscape
  • canker
  • contamination
  • corruption
  • curse
  • decay
  • dump
  • evil
  • eyesore
  • fungus
  • infestation
  • mildew
  • pest
  • pestilence
  • pollution
  • rot
  • scourge
  • sight
  • withering
  • woe
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.